Research Statement | Dr. Cheryl E. Ball *Note: This is an archived letter from my tenure case from 2009-10. Dear Provost Everts: In 1998, not yet knowing the protocol for enacting change on a university campus, I wrote a letter and mailed it to the president of Virginia Commonwealth University, where I was studying for my MFA in poetry. In the decade since, I have worked on similar scholarly and professional issues—having become editor of the leading digital media journal in rhetoric and composition studies; publishing chapters in and editing books for digital-writing studies’ first digital academic press; presenting local and national workshops on digital media scholarship; and helping to write guidelines on evaluating digital journals while serving on national committees. While some of my work is traditional—that is, in print—much of my scholarly and creative work is born-digital and cannot be printed, nor can it exist outside of the World Wide Web (needing server technologies to work properly). **1. **2. Sincerely, Notes
!!! Du repérage des appels à communication à la rédaction d’une proposition (en SHS) | Ressources pour la thèse et au-delà La participation à un colloque, une manifestation scientifique et la publication d’articles est un moyen de valoriser notre travail de recherche et de se faire connaître dans le milieu universitaire. Cette expérience enrichissante dès le doctorat permet également de se former à l’une des facettes du métier d’enseignant-chercheur auquel un certain nombre d’entre nous se destine. Plus encore, il s’agit d’un nouveau « devoir » des chercheurs en thèse : de plus en plus d’écoles doctorales imposent d’avoir au moins trois participations à des colloques / trois articles, et l’on sait le rôle, certes plus ou moins variable selon les disciplines, que ces activités peuvent avoir pour les qualifications au CNU. Comment trouver les appels à communication qui nous concernent ? Il convient tout d’abord de distinguer deux types d’appel : Comment choisir ? Le classement des revues : un critère de sélection ? Bien souvent, nous ne connaissons pas les revues qui diffusent un appel à contribution.
The Brilliant Club Assignment Calculators The University of Minnesota Libraries has created an enhanced version of the Assignment Calculator currently in beta (January 2009). It allows faculty and students to adapt their own assignments from a bank of existing assignments (e.g. research paper, speech, video, etc.) or create their own from scratch. This new version of the Calculator is tied to University of Minnesota internet ID's; therefore you will need a password to access it. We hope to make the source code for the beta available late spring 2009 Thanks! August 15, 2013 Calculator for Survival Assignment Survival Kit: ASK from the University of Kent in the UK ASK can help you plan your time when completing assignments. June 12, 2013 Another one The Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia also has a version of the Assignment Calculator: assignment_calculator/index.php? September 12, 2012 1.)
À faire / À suivre | Collectif des doctorants de l'École Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de Grenoble Dr Nadine Muller - Academic Phrasebank !!! Formadoct at Université européenne de Bretagne 10 ways to make the most of your time as a PhD student | Higher Education Network As numerous articles on this network have stated, it can be tough doing a PhD: you might not have the best relationship with your supervisor, you might be poor, you might be overworked. We all know that it’s getting increasingly tough to get a lecturing job or a postdoctoral position. Here are some tips to make the most of your time as a postgraduate. Being smart about how you approach things is key, especially if you aren’t sure whether you want to stay in academia. The importance of getting published goes without saying, as does the need to focus on your thesis, so here are some other ideas to help you enjoy the opportunities available to PhD students. 1. I hate the word (Caroline Magennis has written a great piece on this – she’s also on Twitter), but it is important and, if you love your research, it can be fun. Get on Twitter. 2. Now this one is obvious, but it pays to be strategic. Don’t be afraid to put together a panel. 3. Try and get some teaching in your department. 4. 5. 6.
On To The Conference Interview! (This post is an update of an earlier post, “How Not To Fuck Up Your Conference Interview.” ) You have submitted your cover letter, your c.v., and your recommendations. And lo! You’ve been long short-listed, and invited for a conference interview! The conference interview is about speed and first impressions. If it is a 20 minute interview, and 2 minutes are taken up in taking your seat and greetings and 2 minutes in closing and walking to the door, that leaves 16 minutes for talking. The elite departments from well funded schools will conduct the interviews in conference hotel suites reserved for the purpose, or at one of the search committee member’s own hotel rooms. Once I went to a conference interview for an Ivy League Anthropology department. The interview commenced, with Famous Anthropologist sighing his questions from his supine position. I thoroughly enjoyed the spectacle. I tell this story not as a model for emulation, but as an example for edification. Preparation is key.
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How to Dress for Your Interview Elbowing my way through the crowded lobby of a conference hotel, I couldn't help noticing — not for the first time — that even exceptionally smart people aren't always adept at matching skirts and blouses, or knowing which tie goes with which shirt. In fact, at times, the relationship between intelligence and fashion sense seems to be an inverse one. I'm not saying most academics dress badly. Well, OK, I am kind of saying that. But I realize that it's a pretty broad generalization, and also that my observation might seem a bit shallow. After all, academics tend to have more important things on their minds than how they look. On the other hand, if you're interviewing for a job, you might want to pay some attention to the way you dress. Before I proceed, I should probably acknowledge that I'm no fashion plate. When I have been on the market, I've dressed at least well enough not to deter four search committees from offering me tenure-track positions. Go for professional, not corporate.
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