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  1. Last 7 days
    1. Productivity drops off 20% after female faculty members become parents

      This just means that they're measuring productivity incorrectly. If they worked out productivity per work hour, they'd likely find the drop in productivity was much less, if present at all.

  2. Jan 2022
    1. Une énorme charge de travail pour les étudiants n’est pas un indicateur de rigueur.

      Given learners' current levels of anxiety, Quebec's Action Plan on Higher Education Mental Health could become quite significant. Wonder who's currently finding solutions to these issues. Workload is controversial enough a topic that a "Design Thinking" #SolutionMode might be even more fitting than assessments of what counts as a heavy burden.

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  9. May 2019
    1. As DeRosa put it, “my institution is very good at cutting costs. The point is to provide the best learning environment.”

      Wish I was there, at my alma mater too! 1. Cutting costs, check; 2. Improving learning, check; when do we get to 3. streamlining instructor workloads? Currently in midst of argument about course caps at my school.

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    1. Few would discount the importance of a graduatestudent’s contribution in meeting the objectives oftoday’s universities. Besides taking a rigorouscourse load, many graduate students often fillcritical roles by teaching in the classroom or byconducting research with faculty. It is notuncommon for graduate students to doboth.