Professor Labs Podcast
Episode 15 — Why Writing is Good for Your Soul

Episode 15 — Why Writing is Good for Your Soul

February 5, 2020

Writing isn't just good for you--it has the power to help improve your health and wellness in unimaginable ways. Join us this week as we discuss how writing--in college and beyond--offers life-long benefits that are well-worth exploring.

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Episode 14 — How to Find Motivation

Episode 14 — How to Find Motivation

January 21, 2020

How does one find motivation? Easier said than done, surely. So how can we discover--and then work towards--our goals amidst massive personal and societal pressures around us? Join us this week as we discuss the role of educators as "motivators" for their students.

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Episode 13 — How to Kill a Fantasy Series

Episode 13 — How to Kill a Fantasy Series

January 1, 2020

Game of Thrones. The Rise of Skywalker. How many fantasy series have to crash and burn before we learn how to maintain good storytelling? Join us this week as we discuss why things went so wrong with the writing of these series--as well as how to avoid such literary pitfalls in future storytelling.

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Episode 12 — Why You Don’t Deserve an “A”

Episode 12 — Why You Don’t Deserve an “A”

December 26, 2019

What exactly is "A" grade work? Is such a distinction based on "effort" or "outcome"? How could students possibly ever disagree with me? Join me this week as we discuss the merits of why you should or shouldn't deserve an "A" grade.

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Episode 11 — Why Coffee Brews Success

Episode 11 — Why Coffee Brews Success

December 16, 2019

There are many ways to teach the last day of class. So how do I do mine? By showing my students how to brew fancy coffee, of course! Grab a warm cup o' Joe and join us this week as we discuss the many methods of engaging students beyond the standard curriculum.

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Epsiode 10 — College Fees: the True Costs

Epsiode 10 — College Fees: the True Costs

December 6, 2019

What exactly are "college fees"? Are they fair to students? Will I get in trouble for talking about this subject? Join us this week as we discuss the true costs hidden within university fees.

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Episode Links:

https://www.sbstatesman.com/2017/03/26/plea-to-free-me-from-unexplained-fees/

https://www.sbstatesman.com/2011/12/19/behind-the-academic-excellence-and-success-fee/

https://www.sbstatesman.com/2011/12/17/academic-excellence-and-success-fee-reversed/

Episode 9 — Why Travel is Good for You

Episode 9 — Why Travel is Good for You

November 18, 2019

How can travel change your world? Join us this week as we discuss this age-old question, analyzing the value of moving geographically--and emotionally--outside of your comfort zone.

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Episode 8 — Learning From Your Mistakes

Episode 8 — Learning From Your Mistakes

November 12, 2019

How do we learn from our mistakes? How do we grow rather than wilt from the pressures around us--academic, personal, and professional? Join us this week as we discuss some vital lessons about learning (and evolving) from our mistakes.

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Episode 7 — Politics in the Classroom

Episode 7 — Politics in the Classroom

November 6, 2019

What is the role of politics in the classroom? When, where, and how should an instructor interject? Join us this week as we discuss the tenuous line between professionalism and political bias in fostering--and moderating--student classroom conversations.

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Episode 6 — Publishing Advice for Beginners

Episode 6 — Publishing Advice for Beginners

October 31, 2019

So you want to become a published author but don't know where to begin? Join us this week as we discuss some tricks of the trade!

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