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May 2014 Graduate Student Newsletter

in Graduate Students

This will be the last newsletter of the academic year as classes wind down and IHS launches all our summer programs. We are experimenting with a new format here by highlighting a few items and providing a link to even more opportunities and resources. We look forward to offering more great opportunities like these when we re-launch the newsletter again […]

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May 2014 Faculty Newsletter

in Faculty

As IHS shifts our focus to summer programs, here is the last newsletter of the academic year. We are experimenting with a new format here by highlighting a few items and providing a link to even more opportunities and resources. We look forward to offering more great opportunities like these when we re-launch the newsletter again this August. Until then, have […]

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Notes for Online Sessions – May 6th

in Graduate Students, Higher Education

Here are the notes from Art Carden’s online lecture “Getting Everything Done as a Graduate Student: Successful Time Management” and the notes from Josh Hall’s upcoming lecture on “Your Career as an Academic,” set to take place next week, on May 13.

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Notes from Online Session: April 9

in Faculty, Graduate Students, Higher Education

Here are Dr. Christine Ries’s notes from our April 9th online session, as part of our series on online teaching – Big & Small: Introductory vs. Advanced Courses.

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Notes from Online Session – 3/26

in Faculty, Graduate Students, Higher Education

At the link you will find the notes to Dr. Michael Munger’s latest talk from our live online session – “Conducting Tests, Assignments, and Assessments Online“.

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Notes from Online Session and Publishing Workshop

in Faculty, Graduate Students, Higher Education

These are the notes from our most recent online session on “Generating, Facilitating, and Moderating Online Discussion” and the first of our two Publishing Workshops.

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The Productivity Bookshelf: David Allen, Ready for Anything

in Faculty, Graduate Students, Higher Education

Ready for Anything was David Allen’s followup to his bestselling Getting Things Done. It’s a bit more abstract: instead of focusing on methods as he did in Getting Things Done, Allen focuses on principles in Ready for Anything. The fact that he discusses 52 of them makes this an ideal volume if you want to try to work on one […]

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Notes from Online Sessions – March 4th

in Graduate Students, Higher Education, Undergraduate Students

Here you can find the faculty notes from our most recent Online Session - What to Expect from Academia with IHS’s Bill Glod.

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The Productivity Bookshelf: Does PowerPoint Mess Up Your Message?

in Faculty, Graduate Students, Higher Education

You’ve seen this before: someone standing with his or her back to the audience reading complete sentences off of PowerPoint slides, apologizing every so often for table after table of teensy-tinsy numbers that hardly anyone can see. Have you ever heard a presenter say “I know you probably can’t read this, but…”? This means you have heard a presenter compromise […]

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Notes from Online Sessions, February 28

in Faculty, Graduate Students, Higher Education

Here are the faculty notes from our two most recent Online Events: Applying to Graduate School with IHS’s Bill Glod. How to Enter the Online Teaching Space with Duke’s Michael Munger.

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