Today's post is a Guest Post from a faithful reader and client on the tenure track, and also on the job market, who discovered some interesting points about "assessment" while she was at some interviews this year. More and more often, candidates … [Read more...] about What the Heck is “Assessment”? (A Guest Post)
Today I was doing an interview bootcamp and came upon yet another #Facepalm Fail of the academic interview. The #Facepalm Fail is: “How would you mentor graduate students?” Actually, this might not rise to the level of a full-size #Facepalm Fail, … [Read more...] about How Would You Mentor Graduate Students? Another #Facepalm Fail
Today's post is a Guest Post by Dr. Melissa A Barlett, who is an Instructor in Biology at Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica, NY. Melissa kindly came to my rescue when I asked for a post on the Teaching Demonstration. As I've mentioned … [Read more...] about How To Give a Teaching Demonstration (A Guest Post)
Today I am going to devote the post to a brief but vital explanation of how to describe, in an interview, a course you propose to teach. I created this template after doing so many Interview Interventions where one candidate after another fell down … [Read more...] about How To Describe a Course (In an Interview)
Today's post is a Special Request post for quite a few clients, who wanted to know what is meant when a job ad asks for “Evidence of Teaching Excellence.” I want to state at the outset that I have only a few thoughts to offer on this subject, and … [Read more...] about What is Evidence of Teaching Excellence?