Archive for August, 2005

The Tricky Topic of Collaborating

Saturday, August 27th, 2005 at 16:30

Kalamata–27 August 2005 I’ve mentioned the complexities of collaborating before. We idealize teamwork in our society, and we decry those who prefer to be loners. In academia both coexist. Both are necessary. Much work in the laboratory could not be done without teams of faculty, postdocs and assistants working together. We see this in the […]






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Masters' Students and the Bizarre English Way of Marking

Thursday, August 25th, 2005 at 16:23

25 August 2005–Kalamata, Greece I received a text on my cell phone yesterday from a master’s student to say he had finished his dissertation (thesis). I wouldn’t have to read the final draft as he’d already submitted it. I was immensely relieved; schlepping down to an internet cafe to scour through his twelve thousand words […]






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What A Day….Again….

Monday, August 8th, 2005 at 17:05

I found I can’t link directly to my law school web page as I attempted to do in the blog. The only way someone can get to my page is by going to the main law school web page and then navigating through the menus. Very laborious indeed. What was an asset and a tool […]






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What A Day………….

Thursday, August 4th, 2005 at 23:21

I have been teaching a course called “Global Lawyering” for the University of Miami Law School this summer. It’s fun because I can put in whatever I like and for the students it is vastly different to what they have experienced in their first year of law school. To help keep it current I ran […]






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Evaluating Professors Redux or How To Evaluate Intellectuals

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2005 at 13:12

Since I wrote the original article, the professors at the University of Westminster have been completing their job evaluation forms. Has it been an easy task? No. The information we received initially made sense to us. Yet the forms we were subsequently provided with don’t conform with what we originally learned. These forms are based […]






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