How Humor Can Transform Your Classroom
Natascha Chtena is a PhD student in Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. You can follow her on Twitter @nataschachtena.
At the beginning of my second quarter teaching, I had a major cold sore outbreak that could only be tolerated under thick layers of desensitizing, gross-looking ointment. Within an hour […]
On Being an Able Grad Student: 5 Strategies for Increasing Accessibility
This is the third article in a week-long series of posts written by and for graduate students navigating grad school with disabilities.
Liz Homan is a doctoral candidate in the Joint Program in English and Education at The University of Michigan. This post is adapted from one she posted on her own blog […]
Compiling a Teaching Portfolio: An Introduction
Alessandra La Rocca Link is a guest author and PhD student in history at the University of Colorado, Boulder. You can find her on Twitter at @AlessandraLink2.
Many graduate students first “meet” the teaching portfolio on the job market. A hiring committee might ask for tangible evidence of teaching experience. A job […]
Potential Uses for Teaching with Storify
Bridget Gelms is a guest author and PhD student in Composition and Rhetoric at Miami University. You can follow her on Twitter @BridgetGelms where she tweets about her teaching as well as her research interests, which include pedagogy, digital writing, and pop culture.
I love a good Breaking Bad gif. So when one […]
Dealing with Difficult Online Students
Andrea Zellner is a Phd student in the Ed Psych/Ed Tech program at Michigan State University. She can be found on Twitter at @AndreaZellner.
I have been teaching online in some fashion since 2008, and in the course of that time I have learned a thing or two about dealing with the […]
Some Practical Advice for Digital Pedagogy
Liz Timbs is a featured guest author and PhD student in History at Michigan State University. You can follow her on Twitter at @tizlimbs or on her blog, NginguThembi.
I miss teaching. Last year, I worked as a teaching assistant for two traditional courses and one online course. In many ways, […]
7 Things I Learned from Teaching with Twitter
Natascha Chtena is a PhD student in Education and Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. You can follow her on Twitter @nataschachtena
Social media is like teen sex. Everyone wants to do it. No one actually knows how. When finally done, there is surprise its not better. – Avinash […]
Laura B. McGrath is a PhD student in English at Michigan State University. You can find her on Twitter @LBMcGrath.
This week marked (what I hope will be) a turn toward spring in West Michigan. I can leave my parka at home, I can see some grass peeking up timidly from the […]
Liz Homan is a doctoral candidate in the Joint Program in English and Education at The University of Michigan. This post is adapted from one she posted on her own blog in October 2013. You can find her on Twitter at @lizhoman or on her blog, Gone Digital.
Whether you teach in […]
Fixed vs Growth Mindsets – What I Wish I Knew before Entering Grad School
Kaitlin Gallagher is a PhD Candidate specializing in Biomechanics in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo in Canada, and a permanent author for GradHacker. You can follow her on twitter at @KtlnG.
Congratulations on becoming a grad student! You feel great about because you were one of a select few […]
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