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Archive for September, 2007

YAHOO!

I’ve got mixed feelings about that, and yet I am really happy that I am about to start doing this MA course.  They use WebCT at Manchester, so it will be a great opportunity for me to see how it is all organized there and compare it with MOODLE, which I happen to have been using myself for several years now.  It is unbelievable that an MA there costs approximately as much as one in my home country, considering the relevance of the course units on offer to what Iam eager to study, it is absolutely amazing. I have to admit though, that the recommended  and core texts on the reading lists cost more than a fortune:( But I have got them all for course unit 1 at least, and that’s reassuring.

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I’ve got a few BE groups to teach this year, mostly pre-service students.  It is interesting that many of them have no idea about the subject matter, they have heard about management, marketing, business & finance, but those are just combinations of letters for most of them. Most students need to be taught what concepts mean both in their native language and English. I have taught some of those students before and it is really flattering to see them trying to make sure that they are in my groups this year, too.  I’ll do my best to live up to their expectations.

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