Author Archives: notlimey

About notlimey

I paint with words Poetry and prose I teach online and write about online teaching

A murmur of voices

A murmur of voices from stylish young men in silly hats kept intruding on his thoughts. Not that his thoughts mattered much except to keep his synapses oiled and sparking on this day. Bad music played too, barely heard beyond … Continue reading

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the book?

Initially this blog was to be just that, a blog. After attending (virtually) a session in a past Alliance of Independent Authors’ online conference that said those challenged for time could use a blog as a first draft for a … Continue reading

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teaching History to the pragmatic

I was taking an afternoon nap when my brain finally kicked into gear. I say finally because I have felt rather dull lately – probably too many cookies and candies and the long term impact of Christmas lingering and raising … Continue reading

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After the Storm

Another term has vanished. Though there is the possibility that complaints will arrive and re-grading and deep sighs as debate over a just grade ensues. I find this more common than it ever was when I taught in class. Students … Continue reading

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random thoughts while working

I am marking (grading) student assignments today (and yesterday and the day before that….). This assignment is a group assignment. I divided the class of about 200 into groups of about five to six people each and they were required … Continue reading

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Budgets and Inflexibility

A new semester has begun at my university, where I teach as a Sessional Lecturer (Adjunct to my American friends). Mind you this sort of academic labour is somewhat better than in the United States. I earn enough from my … Continue reading

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Journals

Online teaching in the academic world requires access to online journals and eBooks. When I began teaching online in 2004, there were very few eBooks available but almost all journals I needed were accessible through the university library website. ┬áMost … Continue reading

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