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A shift towards the use of digital learning spaces has been underway for some time, but the coronavirus crisis has catalysed a sudden acceleration.
The way in which you adapt to teaching your courses online will have a significant impact on your students’ ability to continue learning successfully….
The shocking scale and speed of change in recent days has been unlike anything most of us have ever known before. I’m conscious as I write today that the world in which you are reading this may be different again. …
In today’s fast-moving, cost and climate conscious global academic world, it is increasingly possible you may be invited to a video interview when applying for a new job. Whether it’s Skype, FaceTime, Google Hangout or Zoom, video interviews can save significant time, expense and impact on the environment – and are becoming more and more popular….
Many academics begin their careers hoping their research will help make the world a better place. But, in practice, the high expectations and intense pressure to publish can crush the enthusiasm that brought you so far….
Academic conferences can be physically and mentally demanding events, and the added stress of packing the wrong clothing or forgetting a charger is something that can be easily avoided with a bit of preparation. So if you are the kind of person who that tends to pack at the last minute and leave newly printed business cards on the table, here are 16 handy tips that will make preparing for academic conferences much easier!…
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