Monthly Archives: October 2013

What? Students don’t want less blog work? Well, I do!

Last week, I lamented to the world about how my marking load is killing me. In some ways, that blog post was a cry for help, a plea for ideas as to how I can minimize the amount of time—often … Continue reading

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The agony and the ecstasy of the perfect assignment

Something’s got to give. It’s 5:30 a.m. on a Sunday as I write this post for Week 4 of my advertising students’ weekly blogging assignment. I spent most of yesterday marking blogs and other work and I’ll spend a good … Continue reading

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Giving “thanks” to my students

Thank you, Ciera Jones and Sarah Chapman for teaching me about “phubbing,” the act of snubbing someone in favour of one’s smartphone. Thank you, Jason Manuge for teaching me about the evolution of video gaming from bricks-and-mortar stores to online … Continue reading

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The incredible candour of blogging millennials

Hands down, the best conversations happen in these three places: long drives in cars, wherever smokers congregate outside of pubs and parties, and photocopy rooms. Indeed, it was in the business school‘s photocopy room last week that my associate dean John … Continue reading

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