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With workload and research metrics systems being introduced by management at DCU, Roger Burrows in this article throws some light on the effect of such measures on the working lives of UK academics, where quantified control has already been adopted … Continue reading
DCU has begun to require academic staff in selected departments to complete extensive performance-related forms.
This article by Peter McGuire, in The Irish Times, captures some of the reality of life as a lecturer as classes fill to bursting.
This insightful article, Abracadabra: you’re a part-timer, by Barbara Garson, tells how good jobs in America are being turned into bad ones, as employers take advantage of the recession. Workers in once-stable occupations are being confronted with massive losses of security, … Continue reading