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Colleges, check the research—your numbers don’t add up

KINGSTON, ONT.—When a St. Lawrence College professor asked her MPP for his support to end the current labour dispute between college faculty and their employer, here is how he responded: “I do not view the use of contract or sessional … Continue reading

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More than 160 protesters rally to support striking faculty

KINGSTON, ONT., Nov. 3, 2017—More than 160 demonstrators gathered at St. Lawrence College on Friday to protest precarious employment and to fight for academic freedom. Members from several of the city’s labour unions joined picketing professors for a rally at … Continue reading

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Marketing Blogger of the Year

This one is a toughie. My second-year marketing communications students have spent the last six weeks blogging weekly about the subjects of their marketing research projects. While I hung the weekly topics of the assignment on students’ research reports, the … Continue reading

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The home stretch

We’re almost there. Second-year marketing students wrote their second-last blog post last week. I’ve picked seven favourites for the Week 5 Top Five. That’s two too many. What’s a teacher to do? I guess I’ll introduce you to them all. … Continue reading

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“I am exhausted.”

Look up. See my headline. That’s a quote from me. Yup. Yours truly. And it’s official. Despite four days off for Reading Week, I am still completely knackered. Just one more day of rest! That’s all I need, I tell … Continue reading

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The battle of the blogging assignments

I’ve neglected to mention that this semester is the first time that I’ve run two blogging assignments at the same time. I’ve been spending the last two weeks talking about my second-year Marketing students’ blogs; however, I’m also teaching Public … Continue reading

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Choosing the top student blogs of the week gets tougher

As I knew it would, choosing the Top 5 Blogs of the Week got a whole lot tougher in round two. Indeed, I had hoped to name a Top 5, but there were so many great posts that I chose … Continue reading

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