Category Archives: Instructing

Finals Week is Upon Me

Teaching Wow, that didn’t take long….. Talk about a fast 11 weeks! Overall it was pretty low key on the teaching front. I started looking beyond spring term fairly early.  From my previous post: I am co-SAC (Subject Area Committee … Continue reading

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Time for an update!

Before I begin, let me say congrats to my wife completing her comprehensive exam. She has to wait for the results, but I am positive she nailed it. The comprehensive exam is a long test that saw 7 days of … Continue reading

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Marching towards May….

Doctoral Studies It is only fitting that the worse class I have ever taken  in my academic career should end just as sub-par. I got an A-. I know a lot of people would be satisfied with an A-.  My … Continue reading

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An Quick Update

Doctoral Studies One assignment/presentation away from putting the Intro Research class behind me. It’s been the longest 15 weeks – EVA! The last assignment is a prospectus and presentation. I have to give the presentation in class. However, that nothing … Continue reading

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Spring Thaw

Well it’s almost spring anyway. I’ve thawed enough for a new blog post. It’s been a while since my last post, that’s for sure. So where to begin: I finished another class, comprehensive planning and implementation with an A. The … Continue reading

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Neck Deep in Winter Term 2011

First, the winter break was….. OUTSTANDING! I returned to the classroom recharged and energized. We shall see how long it lasts. Of course I did course prep and development over the break, But there was a fair share of chillin. … Continue reading

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Feels Strange…..

But I’ve been relaxing.  I have not been working since I started winter break. I’m a bit surprised (and impressed) with myself. Lets wrap up fall term & then start talking about winter term. In the end I was pleased … Continue reading

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I am Looking Forward to Winter Break

However, getting there won’t be easy! There’s 2 weeks left in the EdD term and 3 weeks left in the teaching term. For the EdD semester I have a few assignments left. Of course none of those assignments are easy. … Continue reading

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Why Bother?!

Why bother?! I have come to the conclusion that in order to survive the massive undertaking of an Ed.D.  I am going to have to be organized, efficient and effective, among a list of other attributes. But a head of … Continue reading

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Passed My Writing Assessment!

Part of my writing 7000 class is a writing assessment. It is designed to test your readiness to write at the Doctoral level. Well I passed, great news. However, I did not do as well as I would have hoped. … Continue reading

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