Monthly Archives: August 2010

Enabling Usable Student Feedback

I have several frustrations with student evaluations of instruction: the questions or prompts are usually not very useful (such as, “were your assignments graded fairly?” Many student interpret this question as, “did you get the grades you wanted?”) there is … Continue reading

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Instrumentalism (imagine a circle/slash around that)

“Yet many teachers (and I suspect most) look upon their vocations as the imparting of a largely mechanical skill, important only because it serves students in getting them through school and in advancing them in their professions. [. . . … Continue reading

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Rebirth (sounds more dramatic than “moving”)

I’m in the process of migrating my blog over here–part of rethinking my digital life. To do: save entries on old blog to pdf and make them available in this blog’s archives decide on topics and rotation for regular entries. … Continue reading

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