Tag Archive | Teaching While Me

Teaching While Me, Redux: The Last Article

I hadn’t planned to write another post for this series.  After the last one, where I reflected on the loss of my academic library privileges, I thought that was it.  I was done. There was nothing more for me to say. As it turns out, I was wrong. I’d forgotten about the Last Article. I […]

Teaching While Me, Part Three: No More Pencils, No More Books…

Today, I discovered that I no longer have digital access to my university’s libraries.  The sense of loss wasn’t as great as I’d expected it to be. When I was nearing the completion of my doctorate, the thought of no longer having full access to all that knowledge was so heartbreaking, I was pretty much […]

Teaching While Me, Part II: Beyond the University

I guess you could say I’m an “accidental” academic. I’d always planned to get my PhD (since the ripe old age of 15!), but it was so I could be a psychologist.  In the hazy, adolescent vision of my career, I’d have a private counselling practice, and do some university teaching on the side.  The […]

Teaching While Me, Part I: On Being a Freelance Academic

“Teaching While Me” is modeled after Tricia’s excellent “Teaching While Black” series.  I’ll be sharing my reflections on universities, teaching, and being a “freelance academic“.  This first post is inspired by my most recent teaching position: a required course on equity and education. _________________________________________________________ I’ve arranged my academic life such that I get to do all […]