College Ready Writing
A blog about education, higher ed, teaching, and trying to re-imagine how we provide education.
January 15, 2013 - 9:08pm
When I was an undergraduate in the mid-to-late 1990s, I worked for one of the many Canadian Federal departments where I wrote/edited/translated/coded for their internal (aka intranet) newsletter. While I was there on a work term, ergonomics was all the rage.
January 13, 2013 - 9:30pm
I was at DHWI, wondering when and where I will be able to use these skills again. Turns out, MITH is doing something to help contingent faculty.
January 9, 2013 - 11:15am
How being there was in some ways better, some ways worse.
January 4, 2013 - 9:00am
In response to the President's panel on Contingent Labor at the MLA, my own story of how my labor conditions negatively impacted the students' learning environment.
December 18, 2012 - 7:39pm
It's been a rough semester. Wishing you peace and comfort and joy during these holidays.
December 12, 2012 - 9:06pm
Where I suggest something revolutionary, radical, and probably completely naive. So what else is new?
December 9, 2012 - 9:02pm
It may actually be harder, in the age of social media, to shift gears in your research. But it does't have to be.
December 6, 2012 - 9:09pm
Having a best-before date on your PhD compounds the systemic obstacles that are placed in front of non-tenure-track faculty.
December 4, 2012 - 8:26pm
It's not always easy to just move on from wanting a traditional academic position.