Work

New challenge in Ph.D. process

I learned today that the Department of Sociology would like me to take on a new challenge: to teach the Junior Sophister (JS) module ‘Researching Society’.  This third-year course is a step up from what I’ve been teaching for the past two years – Introduction to Sociology at the Junior Freshman (JF) level.  I’m happy…… Continue reading New challenge in Ph.D. process

Sociology

A clever little video to answer ‘what is social science?’

Source: You Tube Soomo Publishing’s ‘Animated Introduction to Social Science’ defines the broad-spectrum discipline of social science. You can see more of Soomo Publishing’s educational videos by visiting http://www.soomo.tv.

Personal

Year 2 of Ph.D. complete!

At least this’s true as it concerns the two terms of teaching, which just finished as of yesterday here at Trinity College Dublin. It’s safe to say that it has been a successful academic year for me.  I have accomplished things I never imagined I would carry out.  I have grown not only as a student…… Continue reading Year 2 of Ph.D. complete!

Personal

Personal: Nominated for Excellence in Teaching Award

Today I’m being nominated by several of my superiors in the Department of Sociology for the 2011/2012 TCD Alumni Excellence in Teaching Award in the School of Social Science and Philosophy at Trinity College Dublin. This is obviously a tremendous honour for me.  I’m very passionate about teaching and take my job seriously.  This is…… Continue reading Personal: Nominated for Excellence in Teaching Award