Lecturing is the thing you'll do least as a teaching assistant — and for good reason.
Hold is a distraction app that gives you free coffee for not checking your phone.
How often do your students check their phone in class?
Essay writing advice by a Squirrel. What could go wrong?
We have software that helps us get instant feedback from students, but how instant should that feedback be?
I've been using Headspace for a year now. Find out why it's so useful for students.
I recently wrote a Huff Post piece of how distracted staff are by their technology. In it I argue we can't expect students to be engaged if we're not.
Sometimes academics just don't make sense.
Presentations are usually rapid, busy and leave you breathless. Yet they can be slowed down for clarity and better delivery.
Olivia aka The London Ladybird takes us through her journey onto an internship at 27
We write too much in exams. Spend more time planning and thinking for better answers.
Students are now paying for essays to be written for them. While politicians crack down on the practice, academics should think about our own division of labour.
You take 62% fewer notes if you use a phone or laptop.
We're looking for people to present at the 2017 annual conference of the Royal Geographical Society!
Revision doesn't have to be drudgery. Make it interesting and remember to sleep.
When did you last read every word of a sentence? Try Slow Reading.
Some tips on writing a dissertation proposal
If you got 52% on an an essay and are wondering why, chances are you didn't do as you were told.
Academics are doing their research more slowly. You can do the same with yours.
A mark-scheme is not a secret code for markers. it's an aide for better coursework.