Most adults know that taking care of yourself offers many benefits, not just for your well-being, but also for your family and even your education and career. For most adults, “taking care of yourself” refers to gett… Learn more.
What’s the best way to raise your child? It’s a question that has provoked the publication of numerous books, and seen authors race to coin the next quirky name for a new style of parenting. And it turns out there… Learn more.
Jobs in the healthcare sector have always skewed toward the most lucrative end of the spectrum. To land those jobs, though, students have had to sacrifice massive amounts of time and money to go to medical school and oth… Learn more.
So I’m looking at a very thinly veiled fiction book, College Leadership Crisis: The Phillip Dolly Affair, which details some of the truths of community college in America today. Last time around I took a small glimp… Learn more.
For centuries, universities have taken an active approach in tackling major challenges of the day – from addressing the changing role of women in society to researching the future health of our planet. They have oft… Learn more.
Back in the heady days of MOOC mania, as readers of Academe will surely recall, it was almost impossible to avoid the omnipresent media coverage of massive open online courses. The claims on their behalf hit the scene … Learn more.
One of the things that really annoys me about being a PhD student is all the unwarranted, generic advice that gets doled out to me: “Go overseas for a postdoc” “Publish as much as you can during your PhD”… Learn more.
The second-graders in Sarah Bowling’s class at Dunn Elementary were on a scavenger hunt to find “arrays.” The bookshelf had a picture of three rows of five fish. The door had an image of four rows with three bea… Learn more.
Can a few text messages, a timely email or a letter increase college enrollment and student achievement? Such “nudges,” designed carefully using behavioral economics, can be effective. But when do they work – an… Learn more.
Stress is part of life. Too much stress, over a sustained period, is clearly damaging, but normally we can deal effectively with short bouts. In fact, while stress may be uncomfortable, it can actually be a key motivator… Learn more.