[This is a guest post by Brock Read, an editor for The Chronicle of Higher Education. One of Brock's most recent projects has been developing and maintaining The Chronicle's Vitae, an "online career hub that makes it easier and more rewarding for faculty and administrators to do their jobs each day." Today's post is part of an ongoing, monthly series in which ProfHacker will highlight some of the content from Vitae, and Vitae will – in turn – highlight what we've been up to here at ProfHacker. – GHW & JBJ]
Joli Jensen tried basements, cafés, even a 1981 VW camper van. But things only fell into place once she pulled out her ironing board and got back to basics. (We’ve also been asking folks on Twitter: Which writing environment works for you?)
Teaching our students how to plagiarize isn’t as crazy as it sounds, according to David Gooblar of Pedagogy Unbound. In fact, it’s just the kind of tactic we should be trying.
Sure, Google+ tends to be the butt of jokes. And it’s not the most-trafficked social network, not by a long shot. But if you’re looking to improve your public profile, Matthew Timothy Bradley writes, you’ll want to take advantage of the way it integrates with Google Search.
What platform is best for you? What kind of rewards should you offer? Dan Royles, our resident expert on public research projects, checks in with a how-to primer for crowdfunding first-timers.
Karen Kelsky’s answer: Yes, as long as it meets a few standards. Here’s what you’ll need to know to consider.Return to Top