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Strange but thankful: Nov. 15-22

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, November 16, 2017

Thanks to web detectives Kevin Petti and Kevin Patton

Have you looked into Anatomica Italiana?

https://anatomiaitaliana.com/anatomia-italiana-del-sud/

Deadline: Dec. 15

Need pronunciation help?

http://o-log-y.blogspot.com/2014/11/how-do-you-pronounce-it.html

Free website

Yes or no: are birds dinosaurs?

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/tetrapod-zoology/the-birds-are-not-dinosaurs-movement/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=daily-digest&utm_content=link&utm_term=2017-11-15_more-stories

Complete, free report: figs., refs.: Sci. Am.

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Professionals: Nov. 8-15

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, November 9, 2017

Thanks to web detectives Melissa Taylor and Kevin Patton

Gender issues

Does sexual harassment training work?

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/do-sexual-harassment-prevention-trainings-really-work/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=sciences&utm_content=link&utm_term=2017-11-10_more-stories

Complete, free report, links, refs.: Sci. Am.

Diversity: hiring and promotion

https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2017/11/09/promotion-retention-and-faculty-diversity-stem?utm_source=Inside+Higher+Ed&utm_campaign=369c420804-DNU20171109&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcbc04421-369c420804-199141673&mc_cid=369c420804&mc_eid=23de6ef3ce

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

How to get more women into tech

http://www.chronicle.com/article/3-Ways-to-Get-More-Women-Into/241664?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en&elqTrackId=bc3d4c87f13844a78068eafc11015bfe&elq=cfaff1b13f754dada500d39dce5cfb8e&elqaid=16592&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=7212

Full, free essay, links: Chron. hi. ed.

Women in science

https://www.fda.gov/newsevents/newsroom/pressannouncements/ucm584933.htm

Full, free story, images, video, links: BBC

Women scientists who escaped the Holocaust

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/forgotten-women-scientists-who-fled-holocaust-united-states-180967166/?utm_source=smithsoniandaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20171109-daily-responsive&spMailingID=31530285&spUserID=NjU3MzIxNzA0NzMyS0&spJobID=1161222894&spReportId=MTE2MTIyMjg5NAS2

Full, free account, links, image: Smithsonian

Our practice

Take this survey on med. ed. curriculum

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/9CPYRXN

Indiana U. website

Survey: faculty views of IT

https://library.educause.edu/~/media/files/library/2017/10/facultyitstudy2017.pdf?utm_source=EdSurgeNext&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=11-10-17&mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiTjJWaFkyRTVaakZrWW1NMyIsInQiOiJuM2h5N0lmVFA0eDlxMU9YRlN6a05wbHVHYU5jQkNINUtOaVlpQU5pcTRyWnFKdmp2TFdPWWdEaFZValB6TlRZUDE5aHQwaFE5OGJrV1RjZXd2ZUtLTW5SRU40cVlramZVcDVXeHBZbG1Cb1c3c1BkU2Fya0t6ekprKzM5Q3pnYSJ9

Full, free essay, tables: Educause

Check out the Federal register!

https://www.aibs.org/federal-register-resource/index.html?utm_source=AIBS+Master+List&utm_campaign=29c8657e51-PPR_Nov_13_2017&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_def270e561-29c8657e51-171123534

Join a committee, attend a hearing, be a part of the solution

She tried to disprove Darwin's theory

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/woman-who-tried-take-down-darwin-180967146/?utm_source=smithsoniandaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20171109-daily-responsive&spMailingID=31530285&spUserID=NjU3MzIxNzA0NzMyS0&spJobID=1161222894&spReportId=MTE2MTIyMjg5NAS2

Full, free story, image: Smithsonian

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Useful: Nov. 1-8

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, November 2, 2017

Thanks to web detectives Kenneth Long and Debbie Firak

Women in science

The importance of including women in research

https://www.newyorker.com/tech/elements/why-gendered-medicine-can-be-good-medicine?mbid=nl_Daily%20110717&CNDID=21353573&spMailingID=12307491&spUserID=MTMzMTc5NzY2MTk2S0&spJobID=1280643759&spReportId=MTI4MDY0Mzc1OQS2

Complete, free report, links: New Yorker

Harriot Hunt: pioneer US physician

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/woman-who-paved-way-female-physicians-america-180967104/?utm_source=smithsoniandaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20171107-daily-responsive&spMailingID=31483550&spUserID=NjU3MzIxNzA0NzMyS0&spJobID=1160945319&spReportId=MTE2MDk0NTMxOQS2

Full, free essay, images, links: Smithsonian

What do you know about Marie Curie?

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/three-quirky-facts-about-marie-curie-180967075/?utm_source=smithsoniandaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20171107-daily-responsive&spMailingID=31483550&spUserID=NjU3MzIxNzA0NzMyS0&spJobID=1160945319&spReportId=MTE2MDk0NTMxOQS2

Full, free story, image, links: Smithsonian

Publications

Beware the predatory publisher

http://beallslist.weebly.com/

Free, alphabetized webpage

Textbook prices

https://www.durbin.senate.gov/newsroom/press-releases/durbin-franken-king-introduce-legislation-to-help-make-college-textbooks-more-affordable

Free website

Free A&P lab lessons

https://courses.lumenlearning.com/boundless-ap/

No-cost website

Ed. tech. nightmares

http://www.chronicle.com/article/Ed-Tech-Professionals-Share/241647?elqTrackId=a25523cb8fd94f339a30cfd8eb4342cb&elq=7850f6ddd5764c22bd87db6790631ef0&elqaid=16431&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=7113

Free video: Chron. hi. ed.

Awards and events

Results of annual " Dance your Ph.D."

http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/11/announcing-winner-year-s-dance-your-phd-contest?utm_campaign=news_weekly_2017-11-03&et_rid=34825145&et_cid=1641651

Free short explanations, videos: Science

NABT conference in St. Louis Nov. 10

https://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/event/nabt-national-association-biology-teachers?utm_source=BioInteractive+News&utm_campaign=c213cf4504-BioInteractive_News_Vol_106_2017_11_06&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_98b2f5c6ba-c213cf4504-69325713

Free website

November is US National diabetes month

https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/66/wr/mm6643a1.htm?s_cid=mm6643a1_e

Short, free item, links: MMWR 

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Autumn academia: Nov. 25-Nov. 1

Posted By David L. Evans, Sunday, October 29, 2017

Thanks to web detectives Rachel Hopp, Kevin Patton, and Carol Britson

In the classroom

Women at disadvantage in bio. tests, better in labs

http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0186419

Complete, full report, linked cites., graphics: PLoS one

Should online instructors take online courses

https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2017/11/01/inside-digital-learning-should-online-instructors-take-online-courses?utm_source=Inside+Higher+Ed&utm_campaign=00566c6536-DNU20171101&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcbc04421-00566c6536-199141673&mc_cid=00566c6536&mc_eid=23de6ef3ce

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

Opportunities

"I am anatomy" video contest

https://www.anatomy.org/i-am-anatomy.html

Deadline: Nov. 30

The teaching assistant survey!

Website

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Awards and meetings now: Oct. 18-25

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, October 19, 2017
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Contemporary academia: Oct. 11-18

Posted By David L. Evans, Tuesday, October 17, 2017
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Modern teaching: Oct. 4-11

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, October 5, 2017
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Best source for help: Sept. 27-Oct. 4

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, September 28, 2017
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News for you: Sept. 20-27

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, September 22, 2017

Thanks to web detective Kevin Patton

Helpful hints

Problems opening computer files?

https://www.popsci.com/open-repair-file?CMPID=ene092617&spMailingID=30761760&spUserID=NDk2MTgwNDU2MzMyS0&spJobID=1123213851&spReportId=MTEyMzIxMzg1MQS2

Full, free essay, links: Pop. sci.

Tips for assessment

https://hub.wiley.com/community/exchanges/educate/blog/2017/02/23/6-ways-to-win-the-high-stakes-assessment-race?elq_mid=5034&elq_cid=745669

Full, free list of coaching tips: Exchange

Distance learning tips

On-line courses more time-consuming to prepare

https://www.timeshighereducation.com/news/online-courses-more-time-consuming-prepare-study-says

Complete, free report, links: Times hi. ed.

Importance of videos, images for on-line courses

http://theelectronicprofessor.blogspot.com/2016/11/photos-and-video-helps-connect-students.html

Free webpage: Electronic prof.

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Science in September: Sept. 13-20

Posted By David L. Evans, Monday, September 18, 2017
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