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