The past three weeks have been intense, developing a questionnaire for a research project and carrying out data analysis for another project, on top of my regular work and syllabus preparation for the new semester. I’ve heard “It’s been madly busy!” from many people, because this is the first semester to have almost all the […]Read more "Happily work from home"
In August, I registered for online seminars about how to create digital teaching resources and deliver sessions through online platforms. There seems to be so much to learn! I even took a seminar on basic PowerPoint skills, as it includes how to transform handout materials used for live teaching into effective digital content. Digital platforms […]Read more "Online teaching"
During my PhD studies I never structured my day like office work from 9 am to 5 pm. My typical working day was 9 am to 9 pm, seven days a week, but that included checking SNS, messaging back, quick glossary shopping, and cooking a meal. I worked wherever I liked (home, campus, Starbucks, even […]Read more "Work from home lifestyle"
August has been a time of transition between completing the final elements of my PhD programme and starting work in a new environment. I finished the editing for my final thesis submission, completing all the paperwork for my employment, and setting up my work-from-home office and ‘virtual classroom’. New iMac I bought a […]Read more "New office and classroom"
The past seven days have been very special and unforgettable. I am very proud of myself for successfully defending my PhD thesis and for passing the viva with minor corrections! On top of this, I have been appointed to an academic position at one of the UK’s excellent universities. I have to be really humble and am […]Read more "I passed my PhD viva"