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Mad Jack
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147 votes
23 answers
84k views

A student in my course does well on exams, but doesn't do the homework: Go easy on them, or make them "pay the price?"

58 votes
8 answers
12k views

Effective ways of encouraging "weak" students to make use of office hours

34 votes
4 answers
4k views

Are search committees biased in terms of a candidate's looks, such as long hair for men?

30 votes
5 answers
7k views

Professor will not write a letter of recommendation because I have restricted access to my records under FERPA, is this legitimate?

20 votes
2 answers
2k views

What are the key components of being an effective supervisor of undergraduate researchers?

18 votes
4 answers
2k views

What is typically expected of a conference session chair?

16 votes
1 answer
2k views

Revealing manuscript referees' identities after review: Why is this a bad idea?

13 votes
6 answers
7k views

No students show up to class -- what should an instructor do?

12 votes
3 answers
616 views

Alternatives to relying solely on student evaluations of teaching to help administrators more accurately assess teaching effectiveness

11 votes
1 answer
901 views

Under what circumstances is it beneficial for an advisor to seek sole authorship when their advisees deserve to be listed as co-authors?

11 votes
2 answers
1k views

What are the possible causes of a faculty position not being filled?

10 votes
3 answers
3k views

Why would a journal accept my previous paper for publication, but reject latest manuscript due to being "outside of the journal's scope?"

8 votes
2 answers
700 views

How do U.S. research institutions typically reimburse a faculty candidate's airfare costs for multi-city trips?

7 votes
4 answers
5k views

What are some examples of "service activities" for the inexperienced/up-and-coming academic?

4 votes
1 answer
4k views

Grading strategies for oral exams

3 votes
3 answers
7k views

Database of funded US Department of Defense (DoD) component grant proposals with abstracts: Does it exist?