The Club Theory of Teaching and Learning

Approximate Reading Time: 1 minuteOr – How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Blue Rule I have a colleague (thanks Patrick) who has […]

If you are a teacher, especially in Higher Ed, THIS IS IMPORTANT.

Approximate Reading Time: 5 minutesI’m not going to add anything to this post, as it deserves to stand on its own. I’ll comment in another […]

Worth Sharing: Mieke Bal: Let’s Abolish the Peer-Review System – Media Theory

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutesEXCELLENT article. I have experienced many of these issues myself. As an adjunct and sessional instructor, I am treated as “less […]

Maybe people aren’t so much bad as weak.

Hmmm, so people aren’t naturally cruel, or selfish. (So much for Dawkins’ “selfish gene“) I would say that people are, however, easy to manipulate. This […]

Worth Sharing: Abusers and Enablers in Faculty Culture

Academe is full of Petruchios looking for their next Kate. Source: Abusers and Enablers in Faculty Culture This article is absolutely bang on. In academia: […]

Academic mobbing, or how to become campus tormentors | University Affairs

Yup. If anyone wants to know why I gave up a job I had loved for over 20 years (and was VERY good at); why […]

Worth Sharing: ‘Collaboration’ Creates Mediocrity, Not Excellence, According to Science |

Boy, can I relate to this: A recent study published in Applied Psychology has now confirmed that a collaborative work environment can make top performers–the […]

Worth Sharing: I have one of the best jobs in academia. Here’s why I’m walking away. – Vox

I also walked away from a tenured position. I did it literally to save my life. In my case it was determined bullying from my […]

Worth Sharing: Why people quit their jobs – Business Insider

What’s the point of hiring competent, creative people if you then don’t let them do what they’re good at? I’ve never understood that, but I’ve […]

6 Great Interview Questions You Should Ask

These are really good. Any company that balks at answering these questions seems like one to stay away from. LearnVest- 6 Interview Questions You Should […]

Waiting for Heroes so we can clap.

Most people aren’t bad, merely weak. They will fall in behind anyone who is loud and claims to be righteous – even if they’re not.* […]

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