No end of books

The new semester has started rolling in Australia. While the Northern hemisphere is busily gearing up for a new academic year, in the Antipodes we have had a brief break, perhaps punctuated by conferences, before rolling into the second semester. Unit guides have been published, first lectures charted out, and here we are: fresh batches… Continue reading No end of books

Diary of an ECR #12

This journal has been a little too inactive of late. Mostly, this is because I had a) a course to teach, and b) a journal article to complete. Pleased with my concentration on those things, I let the window to the internet-world slide. “Why add another task?” I said to myself? Twitter became the extent… Continue reading Diary of an ECR #12

Diary of an ECR #8

Research. What is it’s definition? Let me define it as “having something to show for yourself”. Having: It must be yours. Attributable. Responsible for it. cf. “I taught those people”, but they are not mine. Their learning is theirs. I cannot sell them (well, perhaps I could…). (So, how does one come to own something? Interesting question!).… Continue reading Diary of an ECR #8