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Science and teaching: June 13-20

Posted By David Evans Dr., Thursday, June 14, 2018

Thanks to web detectives Kerry Hull, Burhan Gharaebeh, and A.J. Petto

Need to repair a model?

https://www.lifescitrc.org/resource.cfm?submissionID=7291

Complete, free report: Life sci. teach. resource

Increase in $ for NSF

http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/06/nasa-science-and-nsf-do-well-senate-spending-bill

Full, free story, links: Science

Don't forge the case studies in science workshop

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

Sept. 21-22 in Buffalo, NY

MOOC will no longer be free?

https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2018/06/14/edx-introduces-support-fee-free-online-courses?utm_source=Inside+Higher+Ed&utm_campaign=365ebc9b26-DNU_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcbc04421-365ebc9b26-199141673&mc_cid=365ebc9b26&mc_eid=23de6ef3ce

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

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Today's academics: June 6-13

Posted By David Evans Dr., Thursday, June 7, 2018

Academic prejudice alleged

Gender bias with peer reviews

https://naegle.wustl.edu/2018/06/05/signing-my-peer-review-unintended-consequences-and-gender/

Press release: Washington U./St. Louis

National academies statement on sexual harassment

https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=245752&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click

Free website, links

Sexual harassment common in sciences

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/sexual-harassment-remains-common-in-the-sciences/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=health&utm_content=link&utm_term=2018-06-12_featured-this-week&spMailingID=56795364&spUserID=ODEzODU5NTc5OQS2&spJobID=1421767722&spReportId=MTQyMTc2NzcyMgS2

Complete, free report: Sci. Am.

Racism in publishing

https://awayofhappening.wordpress.com/2018/06/09/the-institutionalized-racism-of-scholarly-publishing/

Full, free blog, links: A way of happening

Women of color poorly paid comparatively

https://www.chronicle.com/article/Women-of-Color-in-Academe-Make/243636?cid=trend_au&elqTrackId=b4ed927aa3d245d4ab6dc24debd6036c&elq=dd94154db21a4d60a30569b4cd2bc974&elqaid=19431&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=8885

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

Teaching

Customer service during office hours

https://www.chronicle.com/article/Customer-Service-Is-Misguided/243621?cid=pm&utm_source=pm&utm_medium=en&elqTrackId=12a8f8a4dcc24dac8a4af2b8a06cb46f&elq=ed1eb869dd944cfeb4c76eb002c784bf&elqaid=19411&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=8874

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

De-accredited and then Compton College comes back

https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2018/06/07/compton-college-comes-back-losing-accreditation?utm_source=Inside+Higher+Ed&utm_campaign=db78ce4d87-DNU_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcbc04421-db78ce4d87-199141673&mc_cid=db78ce4d87&mc_eid=23de6ef3ce

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

The lonely Federal register

https://www.rdmag.com/article/2018/06/new-algorithm-can-predict-low-blood-pressure-risk-during-surgery?et_cid=6366754&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6366754&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

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

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Academic help: May 30-June 6

Posted By David Evans Dr., Thursday, May 31, 2018
Updated: Saturday, June 2, 2018

Thanks to web detectives Jon Jackson, Valerie Lee, and Kevin Patton

Teaching

DFW rates and tenure, promotion decisions

https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2018/05/31/savannah-state-professors-object-new-unwritten-policy-linking-dfw-grades-teaching?utm_source=Inside+Higher+Ed&utm_campaign=f273f09706-DNU_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcbc04421-f273f09706-223158337&mc_cid=f273f09706&mc_eid=bb5b13bec3

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

Great researchers: not always great teachers

https://www.timeshighereducation.com/news/top-researchers-dont-make-better-teachers-study-finds

Full, free story, links: NY times

Is there a problem with learning styles?

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-problem-with-learning-styles/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=mind&utm_content=link&utm_term=2018-05-30_featured-this-week&spMailingID=56718116&spUserID=ODEzODU5NTc5OQS2&spJobID=1404928501&spReportId=MTQwNDkyODUwMQS2

Full, free story, links: Sci. am.

Academic life

Graduate on-line A&P for professionals

https://anatomy.acb.med.ufl.edu/certificate-programs/anatomyphysiologycertificate/

Web page: U. Florida

Struggle: neuroscientist v animal rights activists

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-05187-w?utm_source=briefing-dy&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=briefing&utm_content=20180531

Complete, free report, links: Nature

Who reads all of those academic articles? Not so many.

https://www.chronicle.com/article/Can-It-Really-Be-True-That/243564?cid=pm&utm_source=pm&utm_medium=en&elqTrackId=908b23fb0a32496583f8aa532e3b1198&elq=083be26a6b4a459aae47f7ce3df22376&elqaid=19278&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=8769

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

Raising awareness of LGBTQ in science

https://500womenscientists.org/updates/2018/6/4/coming-out-of-the-shadows

Web page, links: Women sci.

For profit colleges suffering

https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2018/06/06/profit-free-fall-continues-us-data-show?utm_source=Inside+Higher+Ed&utm_campaign=2aaa561d00-DNU_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcbc04421-2aaa561d00-199141673&mc_cid=2aaa561d00&mc_eid=23de6ef3ce

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


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Helpful: May 23-30

Posted By David Evans Dr., Thursday, May 24, 2018

Thanks to web detective Valerie Dean O'Laughlin

Gender bias in peer reviews

https://www.chemistryworld.com/news/evidence-of-gender-bias-found-in-peer-review/3008972.article#.WwsdQ6V5mdI.twitter

Full, free essay, links, ref.: Chem. world

Predatory journals upsetting many

https://blogs.jwatch.org/hiv-id-observations/index.php/predatory-journals-big-problem-not-even-funny/2018/05/28/?query=pfw&jwd=000012278332&jspc=

Full, free story. links: NEJM journal watch

50+ Students changed their own grades

http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/DigitalEducation/2018/05/new_mexico_grades_students_hack.html?cmp=eml-enl-tu-news3&M=58496684&U=2700796

Complete, free report: Digital ed.

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Classroom and lab: May 16-23

Posted By David Evans Dr., Sunday, May 20, 2018
Updated: Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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Professionally: May 9-16

Posted By David Evans Dr., Thursday, May 10, 2018
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What we need to know: April 25-May 2

Posted By David Evans Dr., Monday, April 30, 2018
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Currently: April 18-25

Posted By David Evans Dr., Thursday, April 19, 2018

Thanks to web detective Vasily Kolchenko

Our practice

The brain song: reduce pre-test jitters

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JzJIBpQ9P8k

Free You tube

Why it matters who teaches the intro course

https://www.chronicle.com/article/It-Matters-a-Lot-Who-Teaches/243125?cid=trend_au&elqTrackId=773f8507ca994f99b89e222168f89375&elq=fc4318caffb7497a85a906bd23329a76&elqaid=18722&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=8436

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

Award$

Young scientist award

http://www.sciencemag.org/science-scilifelab-prize-young-scientists

Deadline: July 15

$100 million for brain research

https://news.brown.edu/articles/2018/04/carney

Press release, video, links: Brown U.

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Academic April: April 11-18

Posted By David Evans Dr., Thursday, April 12, 2018

Thanks to web detectives Wendy Bennett-Gean, Jennifer Burgoon, and Paul Blumstein

Our profession

Do you need a source of historic photos?

http://www.shorpy.com/

Website, searchable images: Shorpy

Do you have a question for the women's A&P panel?

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdKEEOqa5xHuk_keotJYzJR-mOaAtGZbAiHbegpPY99sNNsMA/viewform

At the upcoming HAPS Annual Conference; Website

Thinking critically

Inquiry and analysis rubric

https://www.aacu.org/sites/default/files/files/VALUE/InquiryAnalysis.pdf

Preview position paper: Am. assoc. coll. univ.

Dodging spam

https://www.natureindex.com/news-blog/keep-predators-out-with-a-low-spam-diet

Full, free essay, links: Nature

Do you think that lots of scientific studies are "bogus?"

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/many-scientific-studies-are-bogus-but-blockchain-can-help/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=sciences&utm_content=link&utm_term=2018-04-13_top-stories

Complete, free report: Sci. Am.

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Award winning April: April 4-11

Posted By David Evans Dr., Thursday, April 5, 2018
Updated: Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Thanks to web detective Kevin Patton

Gender issues

Mansplaining in physiology classes

https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2018/04/a-new-study-shows-men-in-science-classes-really-are-arrogant-bastards/

Complete, free report, graphic: Mother Jones

Women in academia

https://www.chronicle.com/interactives/the-awakening?cid=gn&utm_source=gn&utm_medium=en&elqTrackId=fdd46c872c3e4390b5d759c964378e0b&elq=cd27e7c326304facb421e0d77b6c3ef0&elqaid=18478&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=8293

Free writing collection: Chron. hi. ed.

Classroom help

Need some great images for teaching?

http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/search?text=anatomy&sort_by=search_api_relevance&redirect=1

Webpage from HHMI

Printed books still better than monitors for students

https://www.sciencealert.com/do-students-learn-better-from-screens-or-print-textbooks-science-education

Complete, free report, links: Sci. alert

Lectures still most common in STEM

https://news.unl.edu/newsrooms/today/article/lesson-learned-massive-study-finds-lectures-still-dominate-stem-ed/

Press release, chart, link: Nebraska U.

Professional issues

Enter the "Faces of biology" contest

https://www.aibs.org/public-programs/photocontest.html?utm_source=AIBS+Master+List&utm_campaign=c9f5f47b15-PPRApr22018&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_def270e561-c9f5f47b15-171123534

Website: AIBS

Preventing faculty burnout

https://www.chronicle.com/article/4-Ideas-for-Avoiding-Faculty/243010?cid=cr&utm_source=cr&utm_medium=en&elqTrackId=3fbf8b33484d45f68890a0db56526949&elq=19195cb008ff4aceb7f9bbbfeeeac9dc&elqaid=18511&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=8322

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

Help for those with arthritis

https://www.chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/technology-for-arthritic-hands/65345?cid=pm&utm_source=pm&utm_medium=en&elqTrackId=d8275635b61a49baaefba5af532e5ef8&elq=4f51bab2ff18403a8ad071fb219de42e&elqaid=18573&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=8345

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

Small colleges closing

https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2018/04/09/mount-ida-after-trying-merger-will-shut-down?utm_source=Inside+Higher+Ed&utm_campaign=be8cea5aaa-DNU20180111&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcbc04421-be8cea5aaa-199141673&mc_cid=be8cea5aaa&mc_eid=23de6ef3ce

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


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