Right after the exams, it is usually a pile of nightmare for most lecturers. For me, it is a pile of about 80 sets of exam papers to mark single-handedly; each set has 4 to 5 questions, and 4 subsections to each question. Spent about 4 days marking these babies... (>.<)
After that, it is an even bigger nightmare: entering students' marks, one by one, into a
Then, attend a meeting to
After that, it's pure joy when I am free from last trimester's matters! Which lasts for only about 2 weeks... and then... it's time to repeat the whole process for the Supplementary exam (for students who failed >.<) Luckily I only had to mark 6 sets of papers and enter only 6 students' marks this time around (^^;)
I'm quite happy to be able to gain experience as a lecturer, even if it was just for one single trimester (which is more than enough to last me for a long time). This includes lecturing, coordinating, setting and marking exams, setting and marking assignments, setting and marking tests,
I can now focus on getting my PhD and improving my research skills (which is actually another part of being an academic).