professors

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Mar 16th, 2014
Traveling puts tremendous strain on a person’s productivity…because of the wear and tear on your body, mind, soul, and emotions. It’s...
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Mar 15th, 2014
A previous week’s tips focused on getting a handle on your email.  From people’s responses, I know that most everyone could use some additi...
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Mar 15th, 2014
Research indicates that students need to do more than just listen to make learning meaningful. While activities such as reading, writing, discussing, o...
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Mar 15th, 2014
Last spring I wrote a column about some useful things that every new department chair should know (The Chronicle,April 9). I was looking back on 10 yea...
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Mar 13th, 2014
I advocate focusing (instead of multitasking). Focusing on one task at a time is the most productive way to operate – especially when you have a ...
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Mar 11th, 2014
Professors love words.  Maybe I’m making an assumption, but at least I am hoping we can agree that almost all professors love words.  Here’...
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Mar 11th, 2014
If you have taught for any length of time, you’ve heard it. In the middle of a lecture you ask a question, expecting that among the eager faces i...
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Mar 11th, 2014
Part of the reason we don’t focus as much as we need to (and want to) is because there are all kinds of distractions that pull away our physical,...
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Mar 11th, 2014
Life becomes anything but productive (in a hurry) if we are forever shunting tasks that need to be done.  Shunting is not the same as simple procrastin...
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Mar 11th, 2014
The cycles of academic life help us stay fresh and allow us to refocus.  The beginning of a new semester (trimester, term) is a time to renew our commi...

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