“These Are Days,” by 10,000 Maniacs

Has this semester been a particularly memorable one? Do you need a reminder of all the good times you’ve had over the past few months? Have you never had a semester quite like this and aren’t sure that you ever… Continue Reading →

Question: Advantages of reading/writing online vs. reading print and writing by hand?

Written by: Michelle Schira Hagerman Original source: Question: Advantages of reading/writing online vs. reading print and writing by hand? Lately, I’ve been asked by several teacher colleagues for information that could help them understand the complexities of digital literacies, and… Continue Reading →

What is this “sleep” you speak of?

It’s finals week, so we have time to share one last piece of productivity advice before Ideaplay goes on winter break. This week, Liz Owens Boltz tells us about her sleep schedule. Good luck to her and to us all… Continue Reading →

“FAIL,” by BYU Divine Comedy

Is this the semester where you’re just not sure you can pull everything off? Are you worried about that one classmate ruining the curve or the class for you? Do thoughts of open revolt occasionally occur to you? Well, you’re… Continue Reading →

EPET Advice: Changing assistantships

This week’s video from the EPET Milestones collection is some advice from Chris Shaltry on whether changing assistantships is a good idea:

Optimism

This week’s advice productivity advice comes from Spencer Greenhalgh, who chimes in just in time for the end of the semester: Don’t worry too much. Things work out, and there’s a lot to be hopeful and optimistic about. You can… Continue Reading →

“Experimental Film,” by They Might Be Giants

Is your dissertation something that “nobody knows about and that [you’re] still figuring out”? Is your grad school writing filled with words and images that don’t make sense to others? Do you have trouble explaining your research questions even though… Continue Reading →

Sophomores (or whatever we call second-year grad students) rule!

Written by: Jon Good Original source: Sophomores (or whatever we call second-year grad students) rule! So it has taken me approximately 10 months to get around to making a new blog post. I have about six different blog post ideas… Continue Reading →

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