Monthly Archives: January 2014

Bad slides are worse than no slides at all

Michael Alley, Penn State http://www.writing.engr.psu.edu/slides.html Advertisements

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A much needed Oligocene distraction

The kids and I escaped to Girard, Georgia today to hunt for agate near the Savanah River with the Georgia Mineral Society and my officemate’s family.  Its on the outer edge of the kid’s patience with car trips (3 hours … Continue reading

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I hate correct answers

I don’t normally blog about anything happening in a class during the semester because I don’t want students thinking that anything they say will end up here, but this I must post.  As I say in my profile, I write … Continue reading

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Busy Pond in the Dead of Winter Keeping myself busy is key these days, so naturally I needed to see how much microscopic life there is to see in our pond in the dead of winter…. turns out its hoppin’ … Continue reading

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Packing mental boxes

My qualification to teach Microbiology at the College comes from my degree in Immunology & Molecular Pathogenesis that came from a Department of Microbiology. There I took graduate courses in Virology, Biochemistry, Eukaryotic & Prokaryotic Cell Biology and of course, … Continue reading

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Building Learning Modules

Not being in love with the textbook for my Microbiology class, I have been spending my break writing modules to give my students some background on material that is either not covered or covered poorly in the book.  Embraced Quizlet.com … Continue reading

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