In this throwback from 2011, I give six pieces of advice to academic job-seekers and some updated thoughts for 2022.
A podcast episode with my thoughts on "radical simplification", and two additional related thoughts.
I am worried not so much that we are losing students, funding, or our currency with the general public. My worry is that we're losing our nerve.
Why David Clark and I are dropping the term "mastery grading" in our upcoming book on that subject.
It's time for faculty and administrators who can do something about the creeping time demands of academic work, to step up.