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The Resource Passion projects for smart people : turn your intellectual pursuits into fun, profit and recognition, Michael R. Wing, Ph.D

Passion projects for smart people : turn your intellectual pursuits into fun, profit and recognition, Michael R. Wing, Ph.D

Label
Passion projects for smart people : turn your intellectual pursuits into fun, profit and recognition
Title
Passion projects for smart people
Title remainder
turn your intellectual pursuits into fun, profit and recognition
Statement of responsibility
Michael R. Wing, Ph.D
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Passion Projects for Smart People shows how you can create your own opportunities to do intellectually serious work. Written by a high school science teacher who has done field work on five continents, published in professional journals, and worked with NASA, this book details how to turn side projects into career-development opportunities. It shows how to develop your own research and creative projects; form collaborations with universities and public agencies; apply for grants and professional experience opportunities ; get published in peer-reviewed journals; and even travel the world for free!-- back cover
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wing, Michael R
Dewey number
158
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vocational interests
  • Science
  • Hobbies
  • Career development
  • Vocational guidance
  • Teachers
  • Fieldwork (Educational method)
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Careers
  • SELF-HELP / Personal Growth / Success
Label
Passion projects for smart people : turn your intellectual pursuits into fun, profit and recognition, Michael R. Wing, Ph.D
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-168) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Have projects : you can't stop thinking about a passion project -- Have affiliations and collaborate : affiliation opens doors and give you credibility -- Apply for things : it's like buying a lottery ticket, except with better odds -- Travel with purpose : attend a conference or study tour, or do fieldwork, sometimes for free! -- Teach and mentor : share your passion through extension courses, adult education, community colleges, arts organizations, and nonprofits -- Do citizen science : there are no passengers on spaceship earth, we are all crew -- Publish your work : publish for satisfaction, closure, credit, and posterity -- Achieve creative flow : you need projects to be happy -- Appendices: Programs for teachers ; Sample program applications ; A query letter to an agent or publisher
Control code
1902309
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 177 pages
Isbn
9781610353069
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781610353069
  • (OCoLC)974673569
Label
Passion projects for smart people : turn your intellectual pursuits into fun, profit and recognition, Michael R. Wing, Ph.D
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-168) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Have projects : you can't stop thinking about a passion project -- Have affiliations and collaborate : affiliation opens doors and give you credibility -- Apply for things : it's like buying a lottery ticket, except with better odds -- Travel with purpose : attend a conference or study tour, or do fieldwork, sometimes for free! -- Teach and mentor : share your passion through extension courses, adult education, community colleges, arts organizations, and nonprofits -- Do citizen science : there are no passengers on spaceship earth, we are all crew -- Publish your work : publish for satisfaction, closure, credit, and posterity -- Achieve creative flow : you need projects to be happy -- Appendices: Programs for teachers ; Sample program applications ; A query letter to an agent or publisher
Control code
1902309
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 177 pages
Isbn
9781610353069
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781610353069
  • (OCoLC)974673569

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