> communication with my students is Blackboard -- adopted and supported > campus-wide. It has some online assessment capability, but I don't use it > bacuse it doesn't fit with my educational philosophy. The document I was > talking about -- essentially a handout -- could just have well been on paper, > but it's more convenient to create it at home, upload it to Blackboard (which > controls release time), and forget it. In particular, the dept copier is not > in this loop. I usually create the document in either Word or Maple (depending > on whether I need to provide any code or typeset mathematics) and then export > to HTML as well, so two or three versions will be posted -- at least one of > which can be read anywhere.
David--This is a very nice way to deal with the end of semester crunch that I will definitely consider next time.
I thank David and everyone else who responded to this thread both privately and on mathedu for their interesting perspective and very helpful suggestions!
"I just want you to know that I support your protest. This is what ____ and I meant when we said that we didn't feel that stlcop [the college] does a very good job of making there students feel good about what they are doing. I guess the same
is true for the faculty. I just want you to know that ____ and I truly appreciate your words of encouragement .... Thank you! Have a great summer!"
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