Monthly Archives: November 2008

Diagrams in an Online Course

One of the courses I’ve been working on for a while is an upper-level engineering course. One of the “hidden” requirements is that students be able to provide sketches of problem scenarios. The idea is that a sketch can help … Continue reading

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Learning to Count…Again

The Math Forum sent on a nice site – www.talkaboutmath.org about parents helping children learn math, starting with the basics…counting. There are also some great videos of how and when kids go astray in the beginning. There are lots of … Continue reading

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My Once-A-Week Blog Challenge

When Cole issued his once-a-day blog challenge in August, I did not participate, and unfortunately, I may not participate in the new once-a-day challenge issued by Allan for February. However, I am glad the challenge was issued anyway. I was … Continue reading

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A Random Complicated Week

It’s Friday afternoon, so it must be time for a blog entry. But what to write? It looks like it will be a general observation that life is complex. This week was busy and “diverse”. I attended two accessibility committee … Continue reading

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Import/Export Literacy?

I know we probably don’t need a new literacy, but today I’ve been contemplating the task of possibly transferring large repository of links into del.icio.us. I could hand-enter the links, but the repository does number in the thousands (in other … Continue reading

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