Self-Assessments

Holiday Writing Club Questionnaire

December 13, 2006

A questionnaire for members about to start the Holiday Writing Club. Holiday Writing Club Questionnaire Please take a moment to fill out the following brief survey. This information is confidential and will only be used to construct aggregated data. Thank …

What Do You Dread Most About The Coming Semester?

August 27, 2006

A poll for the upcoming semester — select your answer and check out what others have said! The new semester is starting. I know many grad students and professors are excited about the new opportunities, but many more have a …

Academic Self-Efficacy Assessment

June 21, 2006

How is your sense of self-efficacy? If it is low, you will have a hard time maintaining motivation in graduate school and beyond. High self-efficacy will enable you to stick with dissertation writing, job hunting and publishing, no matter what …

Get It Done 101: How Are You Doing On the Basics?

September 7, 2005

Do you find yourself spinning your wheels, wondering why you don’t get more done on your dissertation or publication? Maybe you don’t have the basics in place — the organizing that is the backbone of any large project. Take this …

Web Site Features Survey

April 20, 2005

Fill out this survey to help me improve my web site! Web Site Features Survey Help me design new features for this website and make some decisions about costly (to me) enhancements to my site. Your help is appreciated! Do …

Do You Deserve a Ph.D.?

March 30, 2005

Do you have Ph.D. impostor syndrome? Many people feel undeserving of an advanced degree, but are not aware of their attitude. This can impact your ability to perform at your best. Check out this assessment to find out if you …

Help Me Design a Teleclass for Graduate Students, Post-Docs or Professors!

March 23, 2005

This is your chance to help me design a teleclass that will meet the needs of new or ABD graduate students, post-docs, or junior professors. Maybe even you! What Kind of Teleclass Would Interest You? I am constantly designing new …

Dissertation Avoidance Syndrome Assessment

February 12, 2005

You may have DAS: Dissertation Avoidance Syndrome! Take this assessment and find out. You will also receive a free gift by email. Do You Have Dissertation Avoidance Syndrome? Are you concerned that you may have the dreaded Dissertation Avoidance Syndrome, …

Teaching Hints I Wish Someone Had Told Me

January 24, 2005

This is an opportunity to share your knowledge about college teaching with others. Whether your experience is as a graduate student teaching assistant or as faculty giving lectures, your expertise can help others. ‘Teaching Hints I Wish I’d Had’ Share …

How Are You Doing On the Climb to Tenure?

January 24, 2005

Assess your progress towards tenure. Are you aware of all the requirements of tenure at your institution? Are you staying on track? Take this assessment and see where you stand. All information is kept completely confidential. I know the policies …