So how have I fared shifting from teaching for about 13 plus hours per week to a 40 hour ‘creative’ job as a writer? It has gone relatively smoothly. Here are a few observations for those who may be contemplating a similar shift: 1) Does my job have a direct relevance to my research and […]
Could be back on the telly tonight. For those after my research of views on ‘hooning’ see some of my published academic writing, and my various blog posts on hoons. Also, me on the Sunday show.
(Stolen from BB.) Stanford Magazine reports on the applications from psychological research Carol Dweck’s work, which uses careful experiments to determine why some people give up when confronted with failure, while others roll up their sleeves and dive in. Through a series of exercises, the experimenters trained half the students to chalk up their errors […]
Here are the rules: * Mention the rules on your blog. * Tell six quirky yet boring, unspectacular details about yourself. * Tag six other * Go to each personâ€™s blog and leave a comment that lets them know they are tagged. Got tagged by Mayhem. WASSUP!?!?!? Quirky yet boring…? But I am never boring! […]
Marking again. Working full time and marking sucks. Marking like a bastard to get it done before marks are due in. Like a BASTARD! I take a 2nd/3rd year essay with me wherever I go in case I get stuck in a queue or something and can mark for simple thing like punctuation, structure, etc. […]