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5 Posts Looking Ahead to Summer

As I write this I’m on the brink of clicking “submit” on submitting my grades for the semester and starting my summer activities. Like many faculty in higher ed, I’m thinking about how to make the best of the next 3 months. In doing so, I’ve gone into the ProfHacker archives to see what my fellow authors have written on the subject:

  1. "Five Things to Do With Evaluations Before the Summer Really Starts": Jason Jones argues that, before the semester drifts too far into the fog of memory, take a f…


Digital Humanities Training Opportunities

[Lee Skallerup Bessette is a Faculty Instructional Consultant at the Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (CELT) at the University of Kentucky. She primarily works with faculty on digital pedagogy and digital humanities. She blogs at College Ready Writing and you can find her tweeting prolifically at @readywriting.--@JBJ]

It’s getting to be (or, really, probably past, but let’s face it, we all procrastinate) that time where we plan for what we will be doing with our summers. And,…


Open Thread: What Are You Doing This Summer?

summer flickrFor most of us, summer has begun, bringing with it the excitement of starting new projects, finishing older ones, and getting in some relaxation time. Summer collaboration research/teaching opportunities abound as well; readers may want to check out the Hybrid Pedagogy online unconference on critical and digital pedagogies, and the Postcolonial Digital Humanities #DHPoco Summer School. Many of us are planning both research trips and family vacations—the parts we may be looking most forward to …