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Evaluating Your Teaching

For many graduate students, a teaching assistantship may bring along excitement, nervousness, stress, and a giant fear of not being prepared– after all, this may be one’s first “real” teaching experience. For a more experienced faculty member, teaching can be a fun (or time-consuming) part of being a professor. Both types of teachers can benefit from getting evaluated on their teaching efficacy.

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How to Write “a Lot”

by Lisa Barrett     Most academics need to write. There are grant proposals, magazine articles, manuscripts for publication, class assignments, and blogs. I recently discovered a great resource for getting writing done: How to Write a Lot by Paul Silvia. In his short guide, Silvia instructs graduate students and professors about how to overcome writing misconceptions and how to

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