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The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast
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This podcast is a collection of interviews & lectures, some of which are recorded specifically for this podcast, and some that are from his university courses, public lectures, documentary interviews, and YouTube videos from his channel: Jordan Peterson Videos (https://www.youtube.com/user/JordanPetersonVideos). The podcast offers discussion and information concerning a variety of complex ideas: How moral & pragmatic values regulate emotion and motivation; Psychometric models such as the Big ...
 
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The College Info Geek Podcast: Study Tips & Advice for Students
 
Thomas Frank from College Info Geek dives in to the strategies and tactics that the best students use to be awesome at college. Learn how to study better, hack your habits to learn more in less time and be more productive, build a personal brand that will make you insanely attractive to the companies you actually want to work for, and get tips to pay off your student debt fast and start making money. Whether you know your university like the back or your hand, or you can't even find your cla ...
 
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The Torch: The Great Courses Podcast
 
The Great Courses brings engaging professors from the best universities to lifelong learners on audio and video. We create a "university of the best," working closely with our customers to design each Great Course. With this podcast hosted by Ed Leon, you'll meet our fascinating professors and experts who create The Great Courses, listen to their stories and insights, and learn more about the great work they are doing. Discover scientists explaining the latest findings from the fields of ast ...
 
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Times Higher Education
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The latest university news, higher education analysis and world university rankings discussion. Essential listening for academics and university professional staff, and those with a keen interest in academia. Times Higher Education: at the heart of higher education debate.
 
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The Anthill
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Unearthing stories from the world of academia.
 
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Teaching In Higher Ed: Faculty Development for Professors To Facilitate Learning for Students
 
Thank you for checking out the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast. This is the space where we explore the art and science of being more effective at facilitating learning. We also share ways to increase our personal productivity, so we can have more peace in our lives and be even more present for our students.
 
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Getting In: Your College Admissions Companion
 
For millions of American teenagers and their parents, adolescence is increasingly defined by one all-consuming goal: Getting into the right college.“Getting In” is a real-time podcast following a diverse group of New York-area high school seniors through the exhilarating and harrowing process of applying to college. The series is hosted by Julie Lythcott-Haims, the former Dean of Freshmen at Stanford University and author of “How to Raise an Adult.” The season will chronicle all the importan ...
 
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SRHE (Society for Research into Higher Education) Conference And Network Podcasts
 
The Society for Research into Higher Education is a UK-based international learned society concerned to advance understanding of higher education, especially through the insights, perspectives and knowledge offered by systematic research and scholarship. The Society aims to be the leading international society in the field, as to both the support and the dissemination of research.
 
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Higher Ed Happy Hour
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In the Higher Ed Happy Hour, three well-known Washington, DC-based journalists and policy wonks -- Kevin Carey of New America, Andrew Kelly of the American Enterprise Institute, and Libby Nelson of Vox.com -- discuss the latest happenings in higher education policy, research, and popular culture. There are special guests, wonky digressions, and excursions into the shocking and absurd.
 
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FIR on Higher Education
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Bi-weekly news and interviews about communicating effectively in post-secondary education
 
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Intelligent Conversations
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Intelligent people discussing intelligent things. Come join the conversation
 
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UCD Humanities Institute Podcast
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This podcast series features recordings of academic papers from workshops, conferences and seminars in the University College Dublin Humanities Institute. The UCD Humanities Institute provides a creative architectural and conceptual space for interdisciplinary research in the humanities and allied disciplines. The Institute forms an integral element within UCD's strategic mission to develop as a research intensive university and has set itself the objective of enhancing the critical mass and ...
 
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Life Work Balances
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Conversations about the balance of life and work. A podcast for, by and, about student affairs professionals.
 
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Student Caring - A Podcast for Professors
 
Join professors de Roulet and Pecoraro as they encourage professors to achieve success.
 
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Speaking with...
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Ideas and analysis from the sharpest minds in the academic and research world.
 
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Admissions Straight Talk
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Advice on applying to business, grad, law, and medical school.
 
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SAGE MASTER LIST
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Welcome to the official free Podcast from SAGE, with selected new podcasts that span a wide range of subject areas including Sociology, criminology, criminal justice, sports medicine, Psychology, Business, education, humanities, social sciences, and science, technology, medicine and AJSM. Our Podcasts are designed to act as teaching tools, providing further insight into our content through editor and author commentaries and interviews with special guests. SAGE is a leading international publ ...
 
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Student Housing Matters Podcast - Join the Conversation
 
Join the Conversation is a podcast from the Student Housing Matters blog. This podcast is dedicated to providing interesting interviews with leaders from the higher education community. The blog and this podcast exist to share ideas and insights about how your student housing can do things beyond simply housing students. http://studenthousingmatters.com/
 
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Consilience with Pete and Charlie: the Intersection of Science and the Humanities
 
Consilience with Pete and Charlie is a podcast about the intersection of science and the humanities after all the lights start blinking and the cars crash into each other and everyone is screaming but no one is hurt because they were all wearing seatbelts.
 
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The One Year BA
 
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IHS Academic
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Podcasts by IHS Academic, connecting the network of liberty advancing academics.
 
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USACollegeChat Podcast
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USACollegeChat is a weekly podcast for parents and high school students about the world of college options hosted by Regina Paul and Marie Segares. USACollegeChat is a program of Policy Studies in Education, a non-profit organization with over 40 years of success in engaging parents and school boards in K-12 education. For more information, including detailed show notes with links to all the colleges mentioned in each episode, visit http://usacollegechat.org/. Connect with us! Follow us on F ...
 
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The Small Town Top College Podcast
 
Helping small town students through the top college process.
 
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Ask The Professor
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University of Detroit Mercy's radio trivia show
 
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Affording College with Aaron Greene
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During each podcast episode Aaron Greene, Founder and College Planning Advisor at College Liftoff, helps students and families reduce the cost of higher education, navigate the application process, and make well-rounded decisions by evaluating the modern metrics of education.College Liftoff emerged from Aaron’s desire to help students learn to treat education like an investment, accounting for the career, academic, and financial factors that shape this decision. He has also forged a debt con ...
 
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Stevenson University Podcast
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News, Features, Updates
 
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Higher Education Center
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HECAOD podcasts feature voices from the field including prevention and recovery professionals, students, researchers, policy makers and parents. Our goal is to provide lively discussions on current topics that motivate innovation, inspire action and advance the field of AOD misuse prevention and collegiate recovery.
 
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PeopleAdmin's higher education podcast
 
PeopleAdmin is the leading provider of cloud-based talent management solutions for education and government. Its software enables customers to streamline the hiring process, onboard new employees, efficiently manage positions and employee performance, develop compliant and defensible audit trails, and utilize industry-leading reporting and data-driven predictive analytics.
 
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Today’s episode in our series Researching College Options focuses on a trend in college enrollment that you might have missed entirely. But if you have a son at home, it might be of particular interest to you--especially if your son is in the early days of high school (or even younger!). 1. A Quick Historical Look at Men in College Let’s look b ...…
 
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Teaching In Higher Ed: Faculty Development for Professors To Facilitate Learning for Students
 
Anton Tolman shares about his book Why Students Resist Learning: A Practical Model for Understanding and Helping Students edited by Anton O. Tolman and Janine Kremling on episode 171 of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast. Quotes from the episode Everybody who has taught has run into student resistance in one form or another. —Anton Tolman We nee ...…
 
Ranae Covel, HR generalist at Aims Community College, explains how her institution streamlined student hiring.
 
Let’s learn about Wharton Lauder, and its joint MA/MBA and MA/JD programs for people who are passionate about international business. Today’s guest is Kara Keenan Sweeney, Director of Admissions Marketing and Communications at the Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and Penn Law School. Kara has an extensive back ...…
 
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The College Info Geek Podcast: Study Tips & Advice for Students
 
If there's one thing the majority of humans agree on, it's that dating other humans is pretty cool. We talk about the mystic art of managing a relationship. Full show notes Things mentioned in this episode: History of Our World podcast Disasterpeace's 'Fez' soundtrack 10 Essential Life Skills That Every Student Should Have (Ep. 175) Powlyglot T ...…
 
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Student Caring - A Podcast for Professors
 
In this, part 2 of self care for professors we talk about our transition from summertime to semestertime and what that means for our health.
 
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Ask The Professor
 
Air date: 9/17/17 Host Matt Mio and panelists Heather Hill-Vasquez, Jim Tubbs, Dave Chow, Dan Maggio and special guest Leslie Mio. Today’s show features questions from Rachel Ralston and Amy Dixon.
 
Today’s episode in our series Researching College Options looks at a big option--an option that we have talked about in quite a few USACollegeChat episodes and in our first book, How To Find the Right College: A Workbook for Parents of High School Students. Most recently, we took a careful look at this option about five months ago in Episode 11 ...…
 
David Willetts (Conservative peer, former universities and science minister) and Andrew Adonis (Labour peer, former education minister and architect) discuss the state of UK higher education, including the tuition fee system, vice-chancellor pay levels, and the future of university funding. Caired by THE's John Morgan. More on this debate here.…
 
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Teaching In Higher Ed: Faculty Development for Professors To Facilitate Learning for Students
 
Cathy O'Neil shares about her book, Weapons of Math Destruction, on episode 170 of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast. Quotes from the episode This has very little to do with technical knowledge and everything to do with power. —Cathy O'Neil They think that because something is mathematical … it’s inherently more fair than a human process. —Cath ...…
 
shutterstock There aren’t many places you can find musical robots, an Arctic smellscape and an art gallery for babies. But for one week in September, all of these and more were in Brighton for the annual British Science Festival. Naturally curious, The Conversation went along. Our team of editors spoke to many of the academics appearing at the ...…
 
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Admissions Straight Talk
 
Our guest today is an intern at Einstein Healthcare Network. He recently graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He also has his own web site and podcast called The Happy Doc. Let’s learn more about Dr. Taylor Brana and how you too can be a happy doc. Let’s talk to the Happy Doc! Can you tell us a bit about yourself? [1:05] ...…
 
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Stevenson University Podcast
 
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Stevenson University Podcast
 
Get the flu shot, not the flu. Julie Sanz from the Wellness Center explains
 
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The College Info Geek Podcast: Study Tips & Advice for Students
 
Gurus, gurus, everywhere, but not a spot to think. We talk about how to sort through productivity advice, so you can actually use it. Full show notes Things mentioned in this episode: Strava (iOS | Android) Goodreads (iOS | Android) The Tim Ferriss Show Nate Hills’ YouTube channel OkDork (Noah Kagan’s website) Tom’s Essential Books list Beemind ...…
 
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Student Caring - A Podcast for Professors
 
How can we take care of ourselves so we can take care of others? At the beginning of this academic term, we discuss best practices of caring.
 
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Ask The Professor
 
Air date: 9/10/17 Host Matt Mio is back to kick off a new season of Ask The Professor, with panelists Heather Hill-Vasquez, Jim Tubbs, Dave Chow, Dan Maggio and special guest Leslie Mio. Today’s show features questions from Frank Burroughs, Michelle Horner and Al Fresco.
 
Welcome back from the Labor Day holiday and welcome back to school for those of you living in the Northeast, where the very last kids to start back reside. And welcome back to our series, Researching College Options, where we have spent the last three episodes talking about the academic hurdles that kids will meet in trying to get into a colleg ...…
 
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Teaching In Higher Ed: Faculty Development for Professors To Facilitate Learning for Students
 
Cathy Davidson shares about her book, A New Education: How to Revolutionize the University to Prepare Students for a World in Flux on episode 169 of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast. Quotes from the episode We’ve divided things up into very strange and restrictive categories in a world where those categories are completely merged and mixed and ...…
 
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The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast
 
Lecture 12 in the Psychological Significance of the Biblical Stories series In this, the final lecture of the Summer 2017 12-part series The Psychological Significance of the Biblical Stories, we encounter, first, Hagar's banishment to the desert with Ishmael and then the demand made by God to Abraham for the sacrifice of Isaac. To sacrifice no ...…
 
This week, more than 450 delegates from 52 countries across the world gathered in London for the 2017 THE World Academic Summit, hosted by King's College London. The event made headlines around the world, and saw more than 75 speakers - including Nobel laureates and leaders of the world's highest ranking universities - come together to debate a ...…
 
Military and older student attending the UC Berkeley Haas Full-time MBA program. Let’s hear his story. Our guest today, David Middleton, graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering from the US Coast Guard Academy in 2003, when many of his classmates were in middle school. He served in different capacities in the Coast Guard, most recently ...…
 
The results of the 2018 Times Higher Education World University Rankings are out now! You can access the results in full here, and detailed analysis here. In this podcast, the results are discussed by Phil Baty, editorial director, global rankings, at THE, and Seeta Bhardwa, student content editor. The podcast is presented by Chris Parr.…
 
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The College Info Geek Podcast: Study Tips & Advice for Students
 
We once promised an episode on life skills, and here it is. These ten skills will give you the foundation you need to tackle almost anything. Full show notes Things mentioned in this episode: Listen Money Matters How to Budget Your Money Without Cutting Coffee (Ep. 174) OkDork (Noah Kagan’s website) 8 Habits of Highly Successful Students Use Th ...…
 
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The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast
 
Lecture 11 in the Psychological Significance of the Biblical Stories series. Often interpreted as an injunction against homosexuality (particularly by those simultaneously claiming identity as Christians and opposed to that orientation), the stories of the angels who visit Abraham, bless him, and then rain destruction on Sodom and Gomorrah are ...…
 
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Ask The Professor
 
Air date: 9/3/17 It’s a rebroadcast of a classic ATP program from October 2005. Professor Kathy Bush is the moderator, and she’s joined in this episode by Professors Dave Koukal(Philosophy), Roy Finkenbine (History), Jerry Curtsinger (Communication Studies), Jeffe Boats (Mathematics), Beth Oljar (Philosophy) and special guest Sharon Vlahovich.…
 
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The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast
 
Lecture 10 in the Psychological Significance of the Biblical Stories series. The Abrahamic adventures continue with this, the tenth lecture in my 12-part initial Biblical lecture series. Abraham's life is presented as a series of encapsulated narratives, punctuated by sacrifice, and the rekindling of his covenant with God. This seems to reflect ...…
 
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Teaching In Higher Ed: Faculty Development for Professors To Facilitate Learning for Students
 
Teddy Svoronos talks about how to effectively use presentation tools in our teaching on episode 168 of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast. Quotes from the episode A real tech win to me is a device that both enhances the student experience and also reduces friction. —Teddy Svoronos Think very carefully about what will enhance the learning of the ...…
 
How are you going to pay for grad school if you don’t get a scholarship? Loans. Let’s learn about Sallie Mae’s student loan options. One last reminder to beat our sponsor’s price increase! AST is brought to you by Accepted, and Accepted is raising its prices on August 31. You have until August 30 to snag at current rates outstanding individual ...…
 
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The College Info Geek Podcast: Study Tips & Advice for Students
 
Money may be the root of all evil, but it's certainly much easier to do good if you've got it. We talk a bit about budgeting and how we handle our finances. Full show notes Things mentioned in this episode: Mint The Ultimate Guide To Budgeting In College Daily Budget for iOS Daily Budget alternative for Android Tom's net worth tracker Tom's bud ...…
 
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Student Caring - A Podcast for Professors
 
HAPPY NEW YEAR! In the middle of our first weeks back in the classroom, we share some of the wonderful - and not so wonderful surprises we encountered. Dr. Daniel de Roulet Prof. David C. Pecoraro
 
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Ask The Professor
 
Air date: 8/27/17
 
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The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast
 
Lecture 9 in my Psychological Significance of the Biblical Stories series. In this lecture, I tell the story of Abraham, who heeds the call of God to leave what was familiar behind and to journey into unknown lands. The man portrayed in the Bible as the father of nations moves forward into the world. He encounters the worst of nature (famine), ...…
 
John Gerrard says a developed city like Sydney could not cope with an epidemic of the scale of the recent Ebola outbreak. UNMEER/Martine Perret/Flickr, CC BY-ND The Spanish Flu of 1918 is estimated to have infected around 500 million, and killed between 20 and 40 million, people around the world - all within the space of a year. It is perhaps t ...…
 
We are in the fifth week of our new series, Researching College Options, and we have spent the last two episodes talking about the two most likely academic hurdles that kids will meet in trying to get into a college: that is, first, the SAT and ACT scores of newly admitted and/or enrolled freshmen at the college and, second, the average high sc ...…
 
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Teaching In Higher Ed: Faculty Development for Professors To Facilitate Learning for Students
 
Maria and Ben share about educational technology across the disciplines on episode 167 of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast. Quotes from the episode There’s really no end to the ways screencasting can be used. —Ben Kahn Don’t try to go it alone, because there’s such a great community out there that wants to help. —Ben Kahn What’s often driving ...…
 
via shutterstock.com August is known as silly season in the news trade – it’s the time of year that you get stories about animals doing stupid things on the evening news (as opposed to just in internet memes). So we thought we’d embrace this and try to tickle you pink in this August episode of The Anthill podcast. As well as a few bad jokes, we ...…
 
Tune in for an encore of one of our most popular 2017 podcast episodes, where Linda Abraham addresses one of the the most pressing topics on applicants’ minds: how to properly approach the diversity question. Listen in as Linda answers your diversity-in-admissions questions, including: 1. Why is diversity so important? 2. How should I approach ...…
 
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The Torch: The Great Courses Podcast
 
Experience the grit and grandeur of an epic period in American history with a story more thrilling than any Hollywood Western. History professor Patrick N. Allitt dispels tall tales by sharing even more fascinating true stories of the American West. He reveals the facts behind accepted myths around the Cherokee, the Gold Rush, and even beaver f ...…
 
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The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast
 
Lecture 8 in the Psychological Significance of the Biblical Stories series. In the next series of stories, the Biblical patriarch Abram (later: Abraham) enters into a covenant with God. The history of Israel proper begins with these stories. Abram heeds the call to adventure, journeys courageously away from his country and family into the forei ...…
 
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The College Info Geek Podcast: Study Tips & Advice for Students
 
You've got questions, and we've got answers: in this 5 questions episode, we talk about early networking, cold showers, morning routines, and more. Full show notes Things mentioned in this episode: The College Info Geek Community Thomas and Martin on Twitter Thomas and Martin on Goodreads Essentialism: How to Do More by Doing Less (Ep. 171) Wiz ...…
 
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The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast
 
Lecture 7 in the Psychological Significance of the Biblical Stories Lecture Series. Life at the individual and the societal level is punctuated by crisis and catastrophe. This stark truth finds its narrative representation in the widely-distributed universal motif of the flood. Mircea Eliade, the great Romanian historian of religion, noted that ...…
 
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Student Caring - A Podcast for Professors
 
In this, podcast No. 229 we expose the many paper writing services who encourage our students to engage in plagiarism.
 
We are in the fourth week of our new series, Researching College Options, and we spent time in our last episode talking about the SAT and ACT and their almost-unavoidable continuing role in college applications and admissions. Yes, we said that there are plenty of test-optional and test-flexible colleges, but the SAT and ACT are not dead and bu ...…
 
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Ask The Professor
 
Air date: 8/20/17
 
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Teaching In Higher Ed: Faculty Development for Professors To Facilitate Learning for Students
 
Bruce Hoskins and I attempt to model how to have healing conversations about racial identity on episode 166 of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast. Quotes from the episode People are not necessarily the problem, it’s what people are taught that is the problem. —Bruce Hoskins If we want to create different behavior, we have to change the behavior ...…
 
New York residents protest against AirBnB at a City Hall hearing into the impact of short-term rentals in 2015. Shannon Stapleton/Reuters Airbnb has turned sharing our homes and living spaces with strangers from a fringe idea into a multi-million dollar business. It’s changed the way many of us travel. But its growth has turned many suburbs and ...…
 
Is London still the place to be for students and researchers? How has Brexit impacted UK higher education? And how significant are the results of the THE World University Rankings? All these issues, along with a look at the programme for next month's World Academic Summit in London next month, are discussed in this podcast special. THE's Chris ...…
 
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The College Info Geek Podcast: Study Tips & Advice for Students
 
The new semester is upon us! We talk about a few ways to get ready and start things off on the right foot. Full show notes Things mentioned in this episode: Reading Assignments: Crash Course Study Skills #2 Google Calendar Rate My Professors FAFSA Stay Organized and Motivated All Semester with Weekly Productivity Reviews Asana Google Drive Drop ...…
 
Communicating research visually can be challenging. I have struggled to find really compelling examples of academics / researchers who are effective at using Instagram to communicate research. I was therefore grateful to come across the world of Paige Jarreau, a science communication specialist for the Louisiana State College of Science and pre ...…
 
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