Chris McKitterick (mckitterick) wrote,
Chris McKitterick
mckitterick

Grading complete!

...thus officially ending my Spring 2010 semester! Just graded 78 final projects this week, plus a whole lotta late papers. Here was my semester's teaching load:

English Course
362: Foundations of Technical Writing
Lawrence Campus
362: Foundations of Technical Writing
Edwards Campus
562: Advanced Technical Writing
564: Advanced Technical Editing
563: Advanced Technical Editing II
507: Science, Technology, & Society:
Examining the Future Through a Science-Fiction Lens
 
506: Science Fiction
Two MA thesis committees

And other teaching-related stuff, of course, along with editing a magazine, building a website with exclusive content for said magazine, administrative work for the KUTC program and CSSF, reading for the Campbell Award jury, wrangling stories for the Sturgeon Award jury, and trying to finish my novel edits. Oh, and once in a while I tried to have a life. Ha!

Never again shall I undertake such a heavy load - the only reason I did it this semester was that I was concerned that budgetary issues might mean KU would cut my position. This concern turned out not to be unfounded; however, one has to schedule courses a year or so in advance, so... viola! Tons o' classes!

Summer, here I come! This summer, I only have the following responsibilities:

Hope your summer is a grand one.

Chris
Tags: teaching
Subscribe

  • See some of KU's rare science-fiction collection

    *An extra Campbell Conference treat at the Spencer Research Library this Friday* A special selection of materials from the Spencer science fiction…

  • Updatery!

    Forgive me, religious-patriarchal figure, it's been more than a month since my last update. What have I been up to since my last confession? Spent…

  • John W. Campbell Memorial Award Finalists Announced!

    The finalists for the John W. Campbell Memorial Award for best science fiction novel of 2013 have been announced. Congratulations to everyone on the…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 8 comments