As departmental library rep I’ve been browsing the library’s pages and also the catalogue – and am amazed at how good it all is. The library seems to have got its “e-resources” strategy right. This is just an admiring message – and a suggestion to… Continue reading Electronic resources at library
At this time of year, as yet another batch of students seems to be ready to flex its wings and go out there, I wonder how it will be like for them in their first job. I just found this interesting article following new graduates going out to work at Microsoft. Makes for interesting reading… … Continue reading That first graduate job
This week I went to a workshop on Second Life and its use in teaching. It was an interesting session, but… I still can’t see where it can be used in any meaningful way in teaching. To begin with, there is a big learning curve to get students to use it – I myself am … Continue reading Is there a use for Second Life?
Why is it that the bus one has just missed is usually on time but the next one is usually late? I was just pondering this as I got into the (late) bus this morning and picked up the Metro. Interestingly, it had an article on research by two mathem… Continue reading Buses
I am tired of hearing complaints about 9am lectures. Is this only a Warwick problem? a DCS problem? a UK problem? In other countries lectures start at 8am or even 7:30 am. Students take a professional attitude towards their studies (after all they are investing time and money) and Just Do It. I don’t see … Continue reading 9am lectures