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How to work with journal editors to get published

The Smart Scholar | Topics in Higher Education

This post continues our series, The Smart Scholar,  on advice for getting published in an academic publication, like a peer-review venue-specific journal.

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Dissertation advice for students

The Smart Scholar | Topics in Higher Education

In a recent blog post, Dr. Goings shares advice for doctoral students writing their dissertations. The post explores practical tips & emotional roadblocks.

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8 letter of recommendation tips to help your student stand out

The Smart Scholar | Topics in Higher Education | Interfolio's Dossier

In this post, we explore eight practical tips for recommendation letter writers to consider before and during the letter writing process.

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Preparing to enter the academic job market

The Smart Scholar | Topics in Higher Education | Interfolio's Dossier

In this blog post, Dr. Ramon Goings, EdD, provides three suggestions on best preparing yourself to enter the academic market.

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Tips for leading and serving on a search committee

Faculty Diversity, Inclusion, and Representation | The Smart Scholar | Topics in Higher Education | Interfolio's Dossier | Interfolio Review, Promotion & Tenure

Leading and serving on a search committee requires a significant time investment, as well as various approaches to maintain ethical and inclusive practices.

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Asking for a letter of recommendation

The Smart Scholar | Topics in Higher Education | Interfolio's Dossier

In this latest post, Dr. Goings explores how and whom to ask for a letter of recommendation. His three practical suggestions can be applied immediately.

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Preparing for a review (as a professor)

The Smart Scholar | Topics in Higher Education | Interfolio's Dossier | Interfolio Review, Promotion & Tenure

In this recent post, we explore three strategies you can employ to prepare for an annual and/or tenure and promotion review as a professor or instructor.

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Preparing for your first teaching job

The Smart Scholar | Topics in Higher Education

In this post, Dr. Goings provides perspective on how to prepare for teaching your first course, including insights from several of his colleagues.

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Exploring two common challenges scholars face in the field of education

The Smart Scholar | Topics in Higher Education

As with any discipline, scholars in the field of education will face challenges on the job market. This post examines two common challenges and how to approach them.

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Preparing for the challenges of the job market

The Smart Scholar | Topics in Higher Education

This blog post continues our series, The Smart Scholar, providing three challenges and potential solutions to consider as you prepare for your job hunt.

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