Tag: time-poor

  • School Starts: e-learning’s in the air

    photo credit: Greg Melia Next Monday is day 1 of teaching for a new academic year… or should the emphasis be on learning! Change is in the air. It’s a change in thinking, a sort of ‘can-do’ feeling that is beginning to nudge colleagues into giving this e-learning stuff a go. I’ve experienced this several…

  • Time Poor and Life Rich: a juggling act

    I’ve had a bit of a wake up call: I’ve become a work addict. Some of my recent blogposts have been turning over the issue of productivity which for me, means optimising the process to accomplish my work-related (day job) tasks with the minimum angst and within the minimum amount of time, and without sacrificing…

  • The Time Poor Academic: a seasonal tale Part 2

    My promise in an earlier note on this theme … to note how I organise myself to best deal with the time I have … is haunting me. If I suggested that I had a definitive answer, then I lied. Right now I am the queen of the procrastinators. Why? I am dealing with a…

  • Adios AUC for Another Year or So

    The excesses of the Conference Dinner still fresh in mind, Day 3 began. After 2+ days of concentration, far too much coffee and eyes that started to pack it in from starting at screens small and large, keeping up with the sessions let alone blogging proved something of a strain. As I noted a day…

  • Post Paper

    I delivered my paper Caught in the Web this morning. I think it was well received. I decided not to read it, but to take Keynote for a spin with a presentation that was heavy on visuals and light on text. I wanted the presentation to focus on several of the key themes my paper…