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A Tech-Happy Professor Reboots After Hearing His Teaching Advice Isn't Working
http://chronicle.com/article/A-Tech-Happy-Professor-Reboots/130741/

15 Recommendations for Designing and Delivering Effective Conference Presentations
http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/faculty-development/15-recommendations-for-designing-and-delivering-effective-conference-presentations/

The Art of Live-Tweeting from Academic Conference [good]
http://www.cplong.org/2013/09/the-art-of-live-tweeting/

Using Twitter Chats for Personal Development
http://smartblogs.com/education/2013/03/27/utilizing-twitter-chats-for-professional-development/

Can Twitter replace traditional professional development?
http://hechingered.org/content/can-twitter-replace-traditional-professional-development_5315/

Guide To Videos (Caitlin Tucker)
http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/files/2013/03/MindShift-Guide-to-Videos.pdf

50 Great Ways to Grow Your Personal Learning Network
http://www.onlinecollege.org/2011/10/26/50-great-ways-to-grow-your-personal-learning-network/

The 4 Best Ways To Personalize Your Professional Development
http://edudemic.com/2012/09/the-4-best-ways-to-personalize-your-professional-development/

Pick a new thing regularly and try it
http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/how-to-learn-the-basics-of-digital-technology/38885

25 Ways To Use Twitter To Improve Your Professional Development
http://edudemic.com/2012/09/25-ways-to-use-twitter-to-improve-your-professional-development/

Academics and Colleges Split Their Personalities for Social Media (Chronicle of Higher Education)
http://chronicle.com/article/AcademicsColleges-Split/127936/

Guidelines for Evaluating Work in Digital Humanities and Digital Media
http://www.mla.org/guidelines_evaluation_digital

The Challenges of Digital Scholarship - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education
http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/the-challenges-of-digital-scholarship/38103

45 Inspiring Career blogs for College Students
http://www.onlinecollege.org/45-inspiring-career-blogs-for-college-students

50 Best Blogs for Future Teachers
http://edudemic.com/2012/06/the-50-best-blogs-for-future-teachers/

15 Ways to Become a Better Self Learner
http://edudemic.com/2012/06/15-ways-to-become-a-better-self-learner/



Talking about Blogging in Tenure and Application Documents
http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/talking-about-blogging-in-tenureapplication-documents/22748

Academics and Social Media (Your Mileage May Vary)
http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/academicssocial-media-ymmv/22706

Ask the Administrator: Social Media and Academic Careers
http://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/confessions_of_a_community_college_dean/ask_the_administrator_social_media_and_academic_careers

Mentoring Graduate Students Through Social Media
http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/mentoring-graduate-students-through-social-media-or-how-i-made-it-through-the-last-5-years/22731

The Challenges of Digital Scholarship
http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/the-challenges-of-digital-scholarship/38103

Profession 2011: Evaluation of Digital Scholarship
http://www.mlajournals.org/toc/prof/2011/1

Evaluating Digital Work
http://institutes.nines.org/docs/2011-documents/guidelines-for-promotion-and-tenure-committees-in-judging-digital-work/

ACLS Report on Cyberinfrastructure in the Humanities and Social Sciences
http://www.acls.org/uploadedFiles/Publications/Programs/Our_Cultural_Commonwealth.pdf

Stanley Fish
http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/01/09/the-digital-humanities-and-the-transcending-of-mortality/

Networking the Field
http://www.plannedobsolescence.net/blog/networking-the-field/

Twitter is Scholarship
http://chronicle.com/blogs/brainstorm/pannapacker-at-the-mla-4-twitter-is-scholarship/42936

A New Wiki: The Evaluation of Digital Work (MLA)
http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/a-new-wiki-the-evaluation-of-digital-work/22873

Evaluation Wiki itself (MLA)
http://wiki.mla.org/index.php/Evaluation_Wiki



Correlate the material on this page with the PLN page on the Learning Professor wiki

Teaching [Faculty Development Ideas]

Raising the Bar: Employers' Views on College Learning (Hart Research Associates)
http://www.aacu.org/leap/documents/2009_EmployerSurvey.pdf
Giving Employers what they don't require [key article for me]
http://chronicle.com/article/Giving-Employers-What-They/139877

Tools for Analyzing Primary Sources and Close Reading (EDSITEment)
http://edsitement.neh.gov/reference-shelf/tips-for-better-browsing/analyzing-primary-sources

Using Primary Sources in the classroom (Library of Congress)
http://www.loc.gov/teachers/usingprimarysources/

History in the Raw (National Archives)
http://www.archives.gov/education/history-in-the-raw.html

Document analysis worksheets (National Archives)
http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/worksheets/

How to do a close reading (Harvard University Library)
http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~wricntr/documents/CloseReading.html

Drafting posts outside of HTML
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2013/08/a-tip-about-drafting-posts-outside-of.html

Prompts That Get Students to Analyze, Reflect, Relate, and Question
http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/teaching-professor-blog/prompts-that-get-students-to-analyze-reflect-relate-and-question/

How senior professors can finish their careers vibrantly
http://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2013/05/13/how-senior-professors-can-finish-their-careers-vibrantly-essay

Tapping into the potential of late-career faculty
http://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2013/05/10/tapping-potential-late-career-professors-essay

How to Use iPads for Personal Professional Development
http://www.edudemic.com/2013/07/how-to-use-ipads-for-personal-professional-development/

The World's Most Famous Teacher Blasts School Reform
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2013/07/16/the-worlds-most-famous-teacher-blasts-school-reform/?wprss=rss_national&tid=pp_widget

Blogging: What is it Good For?
http://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/university-venus/blogging-what-it-good

http://www.edudemic.com/2013/07/how-twitter-made-me-a-better-teacher/

Joseph Nye
http://belfercenter.ksg.harvard.edu/publication/23177/how_world_leaders_become_foreign_policy_aces.html?breadcrumb=%2Fexperts%2F3%2Fjoseph_s_nye

http://www.ronedmondson.com/2013/07/7-things-leaders-must-do-to-be-effective-today.html

What's Holding You Back?
http://www.insidehighered.com/advice/surviving/fall5

There is No Guru
http://www.insidehighered.com/advice/winning/winning14

Don't Talk About Mentoring
http://www.insidehighered.com/advice/mentoring/debut_of_new_column_on_mentoring_in_higher_education_careers

How to Mentor New Faculty
http://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2013/07/22/essay-calling-senior-faculty-embrace-new-style-mentoring

Academic versus Industry
http://blogs.hbr.org/maeda/2009/03/academia-vs-industry-the-diffe.html

Essay on the coaching style of mentoring
http://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2013/07/29/essay-coaching-style-mentoring

Essay calls on academics to speak more to non-academic audiences
http://www.insidehighered.com/views/2013/07/30/essay-calls-academics-speak-more-non-academic-audiences

Essay on building audience for the humanities
http://www.insidehighered.com/views/2013/07/30/essay-building-audience-humanities

How to Mentor New Faculty: Cultivate Belonging
http://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2013/08/05/essay-how-make-new-arrivals-academic-department-feel-welcome

Essay on how to be a good faculty mentor to junior professors (summary article in this series)
http://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2013/08/12/essay-how-be-good-faculty-mentor-junior-professors

How Teachers Can Stop Being Scared Of Twitter
http://www.edudemic.com/2013/08/how-teachers-can-stop-being-scared-of-twitter/

6 Practices for Creating a 21st Century Engaging Classroom
http://the21stcenturyprincipal.blogspot.com/2013/08/6-practices-for-creating-21st-century.html

Is Your School or District Ready for PBL? 12 Deep Changes Needed for Implementation
http://the21stcenturyprincipal.blogspot.com/2013/08/is-your-school-or-district-ready-for.html

10 Digital Field Trips for the Modern Educator [use of Learnist]
http://www.edudemic.com/2013/08/digital-field-trips/

Your handshake around the world
http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20130809-more-than-a-handshake

Helping Students Learn to be Professional
http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/teaching-professor-blog/helping-students-learn-to-be-professional/

Hate open floor office spaces? There’s a better way.
http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20130801-the-great-workspace-debate

Increase Grading Efficiency with a Comment Archive
http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/online-education/increase-grading-efficiency-with-a-comment-archive/

17 Tech Terms Connected Educators must know
http://www.edudemic.com/2013/08/17-tech-terms-connected-educators-must-know/

5 Networking Mistakes Almost Everybody Makes (Jeff Haden)
http://www.ceo.com/entrepreneurial_ceo/5-networking-mistakes-almost-everybody-makes/




College Websites and Alt-Ac Invisibility
http://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/technology-and-learning/college-websites-and-alt-ac-invisibility