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General Discussion / Re: Bad dreams about teaching, anyone?
« Last post by Parasaurolophus on Today at 08:19:53 AM »
Never.

As a student, however, I had the exam dream twice. And I had a dissertation defence dream, although it wasn't really bad; I just dreamt how it would go.

My stress dreams pretty much all involve my teeth crumbling or falling out.
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General Discussion / Re: Bad dreams about teaching, anyone?
« Last post by Liquidambar on Today at 08:01:42 AM »
I start the first day of class and realize I don't have my materials so I'm trying to "fake it" until I can get the syllabus copied.

Me too.  I frequently have bad dreams that I forgot to write a syllabus for the first day of class.  It's weird, because we don't have a rule that a syllabus needs to be distributed on day 1, and I could easily, on the fly, make up a pedagogical reason why we're going to talk about the subject on day 1 and save the syllabus/organizational stuff for day 2.
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Fun and Games / Re: New game - Word Metamorphosis
« Last post by Thursday's_Child on Today at 07:44:44 AM »
sept
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General Discussion / Re: Bad dreams about teaching, anyone?
« Last post by backatit on Today at 07:20:52 AM »
Not anymore, although I used to.

I had a boring and dumb dream about collaborating with someone I follow on Twitter, though, who is NOT in my field at all. I was talking to her about possible interdisciplinary collaboration projects, and that was it. Sum total of the dream, and even in the dream I thought it was boring.

My teaching dreams anymore tend to center around retirement (and I'm about 10 years away from that) so I think I'm a little burned out, rather than anxious at this point.
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Teaching / Re: Fake Jake 2019
« Last post by writingprof on Today at 05:50:49 AM »
For those who need context for the name Fake Jake: https://www.chronicle.com/forums/index.php/topic,126029.0.html

It's a good saga.

Thank you.  It's a great lazy Saturday morning read.  And Larry's third post--

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Chat with your chair immediately. If these two know they are busted, who knows what bullsh*t they are hatching right now.

--is good advice for the ages and widely applicable.
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Fun and Games / Re: Keep a word, drop a word (game)
« Last post by FishProf on Today at 05:31:55 AM »
tap shoe
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General Discussion / Re: The Song in Your Head Thread
« Last post by polly_mer on Today at 05:10:43 AM »
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General Discussion / Re: Bad dreams about teaching, anyone?
« Last post by statsgeek on Today at 05:05:36 AM »
Every year.  I'm trying to teach a class that's scattered throughout several smaller rooms.  Or only a handful of the computers in the lab work.  I start the first day of class and realize I don't have my materials so I'm trying to "fake it" until I can get the syllabus copied.  I can't get the students' attention.  I'm wearing only a towel and it keeps slipping.  I find out someone who used to bully me when we were kids is registered for my class...

For a long while after I moved from K-12 to university, I had a recurring dream that my class was made up of clones of the one or two students who were constantly disruptive and I could never reach.  That, thankfully, ended after I ran into one of my "worst" and found out he'd turned out okay! 
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Research & Scholarship / Re: Hiring a student from another university
« Last post by fuwafuwa on August 23, 2019, 11:18:42 PM »
They would be treated as casual hires rather than student employees. I have to go through HR and post an official job announcement.
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I only list professional development on my CV if it was significant enough to get me a credential.  So, I have a couple of certifications but that's it.

Attendance at conferences, workshops, webinars (the ones I remember), etc. gets listed on my annual activity report but nowhere else.
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