Pinned toot

Nerding out on a syllabus design unit for and my (virtual) job at Cooperativa Serveis Linguistics de Barcelona. Rereading Long & Crookes (1991),

scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.edu/

adding stuff, adding tangents, thinking about how the field has and hasn't moved on in 27 years.

Marc Jones boosted

Scaring off people we don't want here 

Marc Jones boosted


Hello all. I am a student who belong some Japanese small college. I'm majoring English. I love reading most, Japanese and English ones both. These days I started Mastodon then I joined this instance. I would like to know how English speaking people thinking esp. formal communities. What's more I'm always struggling several English & IT certification exams, for my future jobs. Then, I'm trying to be much nicer man. Thanks.

Marc Jones boosted

CfP, game studies 

Marc Jones boosted

i hate how youtube monetization has incentivized everyone to convey information in the form of a youtube video demo even when it is the worst possible format and all you really need is a simple diagram

Marc Jones boosted

Why are Springer books so horrendously expensive?

Marc Jones boosted

Postdocs and the academic job market (-) 

music, bandcamp link 

Marc Jones boosted
Marc Jones boosted
Marc Jones boosted

Hi. I’m Erik, a media studies scholar in Michigan. Interests include film studies, video games, and digital humanities. New to federated social media and trying to find my way around.

Marc Jones boosted

CW request 

Marc Jones boosted

Person A: "What is speleology"
Person B: "The study of caves. Here's a wikipedia link if you want to learn more."
Person C: "Wikipedia isn't a reliable source@!@!!!!"

Me: I wish people would stop mistaking "don't use this as an academic source for citations in a paper" with "this is not a reliable source for getting an overview of what something is." For non-controversial topics, Wikipedia is rarely inaccurate, and controversial topics are typically flagged.

Marc Jones boosted

New preprint online today!

Patient Benefit and Risk in Anticancer Drug Development: A Systematic Review of the Ixabepilone Trial Portfolio by Carlisle et al, medRxiv, 2019.

:doi: doi.org/10.1101/19003467

Marc Jones boosted

Teaching is great because sometimes it makes you re-think the overly complicated way you did something in a previous project and come up with something simpler and equally good, just for the sake of being better able to teach it

Marc Jones boosted

Fuck this marketing bullshit.
Fuck Silicon Valley.
Fuck the startup culture.
Fuck capitalism.
</rant>
Have a good day! :)

Marc Jones boosted

Book chapter, game studies, philosophy 

Marc Jones boosted

I will be leaving for Sofia, Bulgaria, soon. wanderingelt.wordpress.com/2019/07/25/leaving-for-sofia-bulgaria/
Wish me good luck! 🍀

Marc Jones boosted

Employers should be forced to pay people for interviewing and also forced to send rejection notifications. Stop wasting our time

Marc Jones boosted
Show more

Marc Jones's choices:

Scholar Social

Scholar Social is a microblogging platform for researchers, grad students, librarians, archivists, undergrads, academically inclined high schoolers, educators of all levels, journal editors, research assistants, professors, administrators—anyone involved in academia who is willing to engage with others respectfully. Read more ...