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A periodic podcast about navigating the troubles of the academy

A periodic podcast about navigating the troubles of the academy
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United States

Description:

A periodic podcast about navigating the troubles of the academy

Language:

English

Contact:

314-374-8177


Episodes

Episode 22 – There’s an app for that

9/26/2019
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How can technology make your academic life better? The Didactic Trio interviews a tech-loving friend and discuss digital tools to streamline and simplify your world.

Duration:00:50:06

Episode 21 – Orientation for Newbies

8/29/2019
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New year, new school, new life? Whether you're new to academia or moved to a new school, check out what the Didactic Trio has to say about going through academic orientations!

Duration:00:49:58

Episode 20 – Graduation Time!

5/23/2019
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It's that time of the year, when we celebrate accomplishments and many people dress in fancy archaic garb. Listen as the Didactic Trio talks about the origins of academic regalia and the discussion what they wish it were like.

Duration:00:47:43

Episode 19 – The Academic Interview

5/9/2019
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The Trio talks about their deepest tribulations and fears - can you land the job? They share tips and tricks, dos and don'ts, and all our lessons learned from bad experience.

Duration:00:57:29

Minisode 1 – Spring Semester Sucks

4/25/2019
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The Didactic Trio had a tough time putting an episode together this go-around, so we had a quick chat to sum up our current struggles.

Duration:00:17:08

Episode 18 – Job Market Materials

4/11/2019
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For listeners who have been on, are on, or will be on the academic job market. The didactic trio stresses the stressors to stress what you are likely to face and what you should be doing to maximize your chances.

Duration:00:55:03

Episode 17 – Facing the Press

3/28/2019
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Facing a classroom full of students or a conference room of colleagues can be scary and challenging in their own right, but a general audience can be its own source of anxiety. In this episode, the Didactic Trio discusses academics in the media with special guest Amanda Miller.

Duration:00:56:39

Episode 16 – See me do mi (net)work work work work work work!

3/14/2019
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The Didactic Trio become the networking quartet in this episode, with a special guest discussing how to effectively meet and connect with people at conferences.

Duration:00:55:56

Episode 15 – Adjunctivitis

2/28/2019
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Who doesn't like puppies? The Didactic Trio loves on Rachel's new puppy while talking about the trials and tribulations of adjuncting. All three have done it, and we all have opinions about it.

Duration:00:53:00

Episode 14 – Academics in Popular Culture

2/14/2019
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Not everyone knows the life of an academic, so in this episode the Didactic Trio talks about the representations of academics in...mostly film and TV.

Duration:00:49:09

Episode 13 – Those That Quit

1/31/2019
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The trio discuss the consequences and possibilities associated with diversions from that golden road of a tenure-track job placement. Unicorns and cheese, potatoes and molasses.

Duration:01:00:15

Episode 12 – It’s on the Syllabus!

1/17/2019
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We're back from break with Season 2! The trio discusses writing syllabi and what we've done to get ready for that first day of class.

Duration:00:55:59

Episode 11 – Surviving the Holidays

11/29/2018
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The didactic trio reunites to talk about family obligations of the academic during the holidays. They talk translating academic obligations in to understandable terms for those 9-5ers, and do a podcourse evaluation in anticipation of starting a second season in the spring semester.

Duration:00:35:48

Episode 10 – Academexercising

11/15/2018
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The tri..uh, Duo (!) talks about exercise and mental health as they relate to the academic lifestyle. Rachel interviews an academic yogi, while Kristen and Zach encourage listeners to take a nap.

Duration:00:53:41

Episode 9 – Returning to Academia

11/1/2018
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Responding to listener mails, the Didactic trio discusses the decision to return to graduate school and what to expect out of the experience of jumping back in to academia. They interview a very special guest (Rachel's fiancée) and go hang out with friends for some self-care.

Duration:00:53:33

Episode 8 – Eating While Academic

10/18/2018
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The Didactic Trio becomes the Dietary Trio in this episode, discussing how their eating habits are affected by being stressed-out academics. Kristen and Rachel bake some zucchini bread and it's kinda healthy.

Duration:00:52:05

Episode 7 – Dating as an Academic

10/4/2018
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The trio engages in a sensual (not really) discussion of the problems academics face in the dating scene. Tune in to hear stories of love, heartbreak, and copy editing.

Duration:00:37:28

Episode 6 – Finding “Balance”

9/20/2018
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The didactic trio talks about achieving the impossible, then goes for an early morning walk.

Duration:00:42:30

Episode 5 – Troublesome Students

9/6/2018
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The didactic trio talks about how to deal with student troubles, and interviews Dr. Jeni Hart for her sage advice on the topic. Then, Zach and Rachel play video games.

Duration:00:50:07

Episode 4 – Managing Anxiety

8/23/2018
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The trio interviews some people with anxiety, and talks about the various causes of it in the academy.

Duration:00:42:31