Friday, February 04, 2011

I am back in the classroom again

After a hiatus of ten months I am back in front of a university classroom. I am not sure which song would be better for my victory march, Aerosmith's Back in the Saddle Again or should I be like Megamind and go for AC/DC's Back in Black. The dozen or so readers of this blog can vote for which song they think would be better in the comments below. At any rate my first day teaching at the University of Ghana went well. The students were much more disciplined than most of those I have taught in the past. I did not have any students disturb class by using mobile phones, talking, or engaging in other disruptive behavior. I am told my class has 90 students registered for it, but only about twenty showed up today. My two TAs are absolutely fantastic and have been a great help to me both in assisting my class preparation and adjusting to life in Ghana.


levi9909 said...

Otto - I'm just too busy to do any blog tasting these days. It's all I can do to keep my own blog updated. In fact I've only just noticed you got a new job (unless I noticed already and then forgot). But mazel tov on your new position. I've had a bit of job/financial insecurity and I hate it and it impresses me the way you soldier on. Perhaps that should be "lecture on".

Anyway, Congrats!

J. Otto Pohl said...

Thanks Mark I appreciate it. Yes being financially insecure is rather horrible.