Category Archives: teaching

The teaching lives of others

From the time that you finish taking courses in graduate school, until you have to evaluate other people’s teaching (for tenure and promotion, say), you could get away with not watching anyone else teach. Of course, we see talks at … Continue reading

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Adventures in Naysaying

What do you do when a student asks if you would grade their homework even though a) they are not enrolled in your class and b) there is no way they can attend your class meetings because they are taking … Continue reading

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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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