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Saturday, January 5, 2013

Time Design for Spring

Sunday: Plan for the coming week. Write on Lorca in the morning. Blogging.

(3 hours total)

Monday:

8-11: Answer email. Prepare for undergraduate class. Finish grading any assignment that will be returned to class today.

11-12. Office hours. Work on Graduate Committee tasks or misc. administration.

12:15-1:30. Teach undergrad class.

1:30-2:30 Lunch, blogging

2:30-3:30 Office hours. Grading and preparation. Blogging.

3:30. Go home or Dunn Brothers. Read in the afternoon.

(7 1/2 hours total)

Tuesday:

8-11: Answer email. Research time.

11-12: Office hours. Blogging, grading, and Graduate Committee tasks.

12-1: Lunch

1-4: Prepare theory class and read for Lorca project.

(8 hour day)

Wed:

8-11: Answer email. Prepare for undergraduate class. Finish grading any assignment that will be returned to class today.

12:15-1:30. Teach undergraduate class.

1:30-4. Continue preparing theory course.

4-7: Teach theory course.

7-7:30 Answer questions from students in theory course.

(11 1/2 hours)

Thursday:

8-10: Work on Lorca.

10:12: Office hours, grading, class prep, Graduate Committee.

(four hours)

Friday:

8-10: Work on Lorca.

10:12: Grading, class prep, Graduate Committee.

1-4: Other projects. Develop translation workshop.

(8 hours)

Saturday:

Don't work!

Total hours: 31

I might work slightly more than that, but that is the plan to get the basics done. I am teaching two courses I've done recently, so I don't have to create all the materials from scratch. Where not otherwise specified, I can be reading, grading (on particularly heavy days), or goofing off.



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