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Refreshing Your Courses - Professor records a video lecture
August 12, 2020

Refreshing Your Courses to Avoid Burning Out

Tips for refreshing your courses semester to semester to keep things compelling, improving, and relevant to the current moment.

How I'm Writing During the Pandemic - Red quill pen in ink well
July 1, 2020

How I’m Writing During the Pandemic

Strategies for writing during the pandemic that foreground radical self-compassion, creativity, and resourcefulness in the face of change.

How to Design Better Office Hours - Student and professor talking in an office
January 14, 2020

How to Design Better Office Hours

How faculty can reframe office hours to ensure a transformative effect on students, faculty, and the culture of academia more broadly.

Interdisciplinary Oral History - Person in a blue blazer holding two microphones and a voice recorder, writing in a notebook
August 6, 2019

Jumpstarting an Interdisciplinary Oral History Project

How to get started with interdisciplinary oral history, including researching formats, finding training, and critically reflecting on power dynamics.

Benefits of Creative Writing - Person sits in a cafe writing in a notebook
June 25, 2019

The Benefits of Creative Writing

How creative writing techniques can deepen classroom discussions, improve academic texts, and expand your own scholarly thinking.

Teaching Students How to Use Archival Sources - Archive with shelves of boxed collections
February 19, 2019

Teaching Students How to Use Archival Sources

How archival sources can enrich the learning experience and tips on creating assignments that show the political and intellectual stakes of the archive.

Why & How to Write a Book Review - Stack of books with eyeglasses on top
January 8, 2019

Why and How to Write a Book Review

How to write a book review that works for your own research and goals, as well as why scholars should write them to build intellectual community.

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