Category Archives: teaching

The final lap

Winter semester just ended here at Bates, and it has been a crazy couple of weeks (as perhaps evidenced by my absence from the blogosphere). Since there has been little else on my mind recently, I will just share some … Continue reading

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How I learned to stop worrying and love the teaching evaluation

It’s that time of year again, no, not just the time for giving and receiving Christmas presents, but also the time for giving final grades and receiving teaching evaluations. ┬áIn this post, I focus on the latter, and I offer … Continue reading

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Oh what a tangled web(work) we weave

For quite some time I have been toying with the idea of using some kind of online homework system in my intro-level classes. I had some experience with online homework as a teaching assistant in Texas, as many of our … Continue reading

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