The end of the academic year does not only put students to the test. It is also the right time for professors to reflect on a few questions.
At the LUCA School of Arts, we evaluate students as a team of tutors. First, each explains the project he or she assigned to the students. Then every student individually presents his work. Afterwards, as a team we try to come to an evaluation mark. We not only talk about the difficulties the student experienced with the assignment, but also our teaching methods are a point of discussion. The colleagues offer each other their opinions and give advice if helpful. It all happens so naturally…
Kyra and Monica are two young grads who keep for us a journal on their experiences entering the labour market after some serious studying and fun at the University of California, Berkeley. Follow their adventures, doubts and success and find out what we can learn from them.
A year ago I was gearing up for my final exams and impending graduation. Today, I find myself in the midst of Oracle's Q4, helping to close out another fiscal year. Our fiscal years end in May, mimicking the same waves of work that I grew to know through schooling and university;
"Summers are moments of reflection and preparation; fall is a whirlwind of change and new opportunity; winter brings a sense of urgency; spring reminds that another year is upon us"
While the feelings are…