May 20, 2015

Semester over? Make time for a quick #microadventure

Semester over? Make time for a quick #microadventure

If you only have a short time to recover from the spring semester before you begin your teaching/research this summer, make time for a microadventure!

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May 14, 2015

Convocation on #DiscoveryResearch at NAS, Day 3

Convocation on #DiscoveryResearch at NAS, Day 3

This week’s Convocation on Integrating Discovery-Based Research Into the Undergraduate Curriculum is focused on pooling faculty/organization/agency experiences and producing a report that will be useful to faculty and administrators considering introducing more research into their undergraduate curriculum

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May 13, 2015

Convocation on #DiscoveryResearch at NAS, Day 2

Convocation on #DiscoveryResearch at NAS, Day 2

This week’s Convocation on Integrating Discovery-Based Research Into the Undergraduate Curriculum is focused on pooling faculty/organization/agency experiences and producing a report that will be useful to faculty and administrators considering introducing more research into their undergraduate curriculum

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May 12, 2015

Convocation on #DiscoveryResearch at NAS, Day 1

Convocation on #DiscoveryResearch at NAS, Day 1

This week’s Convocation on Integrating Discovery-Based Research Into the Undergraduate Curriculum is focused on pooling faculty/organization/agency experiences and producing a report that will be useful to faculty and administrators considering introducing more research into their undergraduate curriculum

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May 6, 2015

Warn students about publishing their undergraduate thesis

Warn students about publishing their undergraduate thesis

Be proactive in warning students about emails requesting them to publish their senior thesis for free – it might not be the deal they think they are getting

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April 29, 2015

#ThankATeacher on National Teacher Day (May 5, 2015)

#ThankATeacher on National Teacher Day (May 5, 2015)

Although we should thank our teachers each and every day for what they do, please make a special effort to honor and recognize teachers on National Teacher Appreciation Day, May 5, 2015

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April 22, 2015

For Earth Day, make some #ClimateConfessions

For Earth Day, make some #ClimateConfessions

On this 45th anniversary of Earth Day, why not come clean by sharing your climate confessions with The Adaptors?

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April 15, 2015

Undergraduate Research Week 2015

Undergraduate Research Week 2015

Whereas the week of April 11, 2011, would be an appropriate week to designate as ‘‘Undergraduate Research Week’’: Now, therefore, be it Resolved, That the House of Representatives— (1) supports the designation of ‘‘Undergraduate Research Week’’; (2) recognizes the importance of undergraduate research and of providing research opportunities for the Nation’s talented youth to cultivate innovative, creative, and enterprising young researchers, in collaboration with dedicated faculty; (3) encourages institutions of …

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April 8, 2015

Teaching professional skills… encouraging students to manage an online identity

Teaching professional skills... encouraging students to manage an online identity

If a student doesn’t take control of his/her online identity, who do they think will do it for them? Leaving it up to search engines may not be the best solution, so let’s help students be pro-active with managing their professional web presence.

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April 1, 2015

To adopt or not to adopt a textbook

To adopt or not to adopt a textbook

Today is the deadline for letting my campus bookstore know which textbooks I want to adopt for my courses next semester. Do I select book from the popular press instead of using a traditional college textbook? Or do I want/need both? Or neither?

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