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Academia, here we come: July 5-19

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, July 7, 2017

Thanks to web detective Ann Raddant, Kevin Patton, Carolyn Wright, Barbara Heard, and A.J. Petto

The students

Encouraging grit and creativity

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/beautiful-minds/how-can-we-cultivate-grit-and-imagination-in-the-classroom/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20170714

Full, free essay, links: Sci. Am.

Problems with getting students to work in groups?

https://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/teaching-professor-blog/my-students-dont-like-group-work/

Full, free item, links: Faculty focus

How have the students changed in 10 years?

https://www.ecampusnews.com/campus-administration/college-students-different/

Complete, free report, links: eCampus news

Why laptops should be a no-no in class

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/students-are-better-off-without-a-laptop-in-the-classroom/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20170711

Full, free story, links: Sci. Am.

Don't try to fool the Scantron!

http://www.snopes.com/college/exam/scantron.asp

Free website: Snopes

Conference and award

Win the BioArt contest!

http://www.faseb.org/Resources-for-the-Public/Scientific-Contests/BioArt/About-BioArt.aspx

Deadline: Aug. 31

Annual fall conference

http://sciencecases.lib.buffalo.edu/cs/training/conference/

Sept. 15-16 at SUNY, Buffalo, website: Nat'l cent. case stud. sci.

Professionally

Compliance with ADA

http://salomeheyward.info/research-tools/compliance-alerts

Free site: Salome Heyward assoc.

Digital learning help

https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2017/07/12/inside-digital-learning-7-guidelines-online-course-development?utm_source=Inside+Higher+Ed&utm_campaign=ea083d44ac-DNU20170712&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcbc04421-ea083d44ac-199141673&mc_cid=ea083d44ac&mc_eid=23de6ef3ce

Short, free list, links: Inside hi. ed.

Are you a "cognitive coach?"

https://www.edsurge.com/news/2017-06-28-stop-calling-college-teachers-professors-try-cognitive-coaches-says-goucher-president

Full, free Q&A, links: Ed surge

How many Ph.D.'s awarded?

https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=242416&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click

Complete, free report, graph: NSF

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