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Bad slides are worse than no slides at all

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

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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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Ersatz learning & inauthentic teaching

Been spending a lot of time lately on the long drive to & from school thinking about how to better teach my non-majors introductory courses.  How to engage students who don’t appear to be reading the book.  How to shift the … Continue reading

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