If someone who has made it to university and cares about their studies is making a persistent error that most students can avoid, it suggests a systemic glitch.
Some workplaces and research cultures explicitly or implicitly run so that every conversation is actually a battle for airtime, and it’s common to try to sabotage other people’s chances. We should be working towards the exact opposite: energising, authentic, worthwhile, academic conversations. That’s what we love about getting together with our nerd pals.
What you need to do yourself to prepare a publication? This is one of the big shifts for people moving … More
What these students show is they see reading as an intelligence test. (To be fair, they probably learned this from school.) As a graduate student, they have been a ‘smart’ person all their life, but maybe now they are not smart, or not smart enough.
Okaaaay, so this is pretty provocative as a title, but it’s also true and can be massively liberating. I hope … More