Episode 102: Academics Struggle With Managing E-Mail

Brett Foster
With so many messages coming in, many people on campuses are feeling a sense of overload. The Tech Therapy team talks with Brett Foster, an associate professor of English at Wheaton College, in Illinois, about his experiment in keeping his inbox to zero each day.

Links discussed in this episode: Chronicle Review essay on “E-Mail Nirvana”
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Each month The Chronicle’s Tech Therapy podcast offers analysis of and advice on what the latest gadgets and buzzwords mean for professors, administrators, and students. Join the hosts—Jeff Young, The Chronicle’s technology editor, and Warren Arbogast, a technology consultant who works with colleges—for a lively discussion as well as interviews with leading thinkers in technology.

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