PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | Advice http://www.chronicle.com/section/Advice/66/ 2018-02-19T05:27:14-05:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education Why I Collapsed on the Job http://www.chronicle.com/article/Why-I-Collapsed-on-the-Job/242537 2018-02-15T10:00:00-05:00 Academics are silent workaholics — so free to work whenever we want that many of us end up working all the time. By Katerina Bodovski 10 Tips for Successful Grant Writing http://www.chronicle.com/article/10-Tips-for-Successful-Grant/242535 2018-02-14T10:00:00-05:00 How to write a grant proposal that has the best chance of getting approved. By Lisa Chasan-Taber The Professor Is In: Breaking the Alt-Ac News http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Professor-Is-In-Breaking/242518 2018-02-12T12:00:00-05:00 How do you tell your Ph.D. adviser who disdains nonacademic careers that you’ve accepted a private-sector job? By Karen Kelsky Why I Stopped Writing on My Students’ Papers http://www.chronicle.com/article/Why-I-Stopped-Writing-on-My/242477 2018-02-12T10:00:00-05:00 A professor decides it’s time to reconceive how he comments on essay assignments. By Michael Millner Administration 101: The Work Starts Before You Start http://www.chronicle.com/article/Administration-101-The-Work/242468 2018-02-11T19:00:00-05:00 What to do as you prepare to be in charge. By David D. Perlmutter A Fine Rejection Season http://www.chronicle.com/article/A-Fine-Rejection-Season/242454 2018-02-07T10:00:00-05:00 In Part 4 of “Ice Skating in Hell,” a Ph.D. comes up short on the faculty job market for a fifth year — but it’s OK. Really. By Rebecca Schuman The Incredible Shrinking Book Exhibit http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Incredible-Shrinking-Book/242451 2018-02-06T13:00:00-05:00 Time for the MLA and other scholarly societies to confront the open-access elephant in the room. By Leonard Cassuto Still Learning the Lessons of the ’60s http://www.chronicle.com/article/Still-Learning-the-Lessons-of/242431 2018-02-06T10:00:00-05:00 How the stubborn inertia of educational institutions killed off a successful teaching strategy. By David Gooblar The Job Market: Waiting for the Day http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Job-Market-Waiting-for/242396 2018-02-05T10:05:00-05:00 You can’t speed up the academic hiring process, but you can take steps to maintain your sanity as it plays out. By Manya Whitaker Is Ambition Always Bad? http://www.chronicle.com/article/Is-Ambition-Always-Bad-/242427 2018-02-05T10:00:00-05:00 While campaigning for your next job, don’t lose the one you’ve got. By Allison M. Vaillancourt <em>Lady Bird’</em>s Cheating Problem http://www.chronicle.com/article/em-Lady-Bird-em-s/242392 2018-02-01T00:00:00-05:00 I can’t be the only faculty member to notice that sweet, lovable Christine is an unrepentant academic cheater. By Alice A. Frye Stop Fixating on the Size of Your Audience http://www.chronicle.com/article/Stop-Fixating-on-the-Size-of/242385 2018-01-31T00:00:00-05:00 Making an impact with social media is about much more than follower counts. By Mark Carrigan Academic Ethics: ‘Hidden’ Hiring Criteria http://www.chronicle.com/article/Academic-Ethics-Hidden-/242381 2018-01-30T12:00:00-05:00 Is it ethical to participate in a search that has concealed preferences for the hire? By Brian Leiter The Professor Is In: Research First or Teaching? http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Professor-Is-In-Research/242371 2018-01-29T13:00:00-05:00 Sometimes it’s not easy to tell whether a hiring department is more interested in your scholarship or your pedagogy. By Karen Kelsky Off the Team and Out of a Job http://www.chronicle.com/article/Off-the-TeamOut-of-a-Job/242341 2018-01-29T05:00:00-05:00 What do you do when you’re not included in the new president’s plans? By Lucy A. Leske How to Fix Your Broken Grants Website http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-to-Fix-Your-Broken-Grants/242304 2018-01-24T12:00:00-05:00 Too many of these campus sites feature a catalog of bad practices and outdated information. By Robert M. Kahn The Benefits of Doing It Wrong http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Benefits-of-Doing-It-Wrong/242273 2018-01-23T10:00:00-05:00 Why you should invite your students to write badly, perform an experiment incorrectly, or botch an equation. By David Gooblar In Praise of Adequacy http://www.chronicle.com/article/In-Praise-of-Adequacy/242272 2018-01-22T10:00:00-05:00 In a liberal-arts education, there’s a lot to be said for “good enough.” By Rachel Judith Weil Reinventing the Survey Course http://www.chronicle.com/article/Reinventing-the-Survey-Course/242271 2018-01-21T19:00:00-05:00 When it comes to putting innovation into practice, a new book argues, not all classes are created equal. By James M. Lang Preventing Post-Tenure Malaise http://www.chronicle.com/article/Preventing-Post-Tenure-Malaise/242260 2018-01-18T12:00:00-05:00 A faculty career can last 30 or 40 years. That’s a long time to be plagued with self-doubts. By Dana S. Dunn and Jane S. Halonen