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Murphy Waggoner

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Re:Re: CL and teacher evaluations
Posted: Nov 6, 1995 8:00 AM
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The point was that students that are used to CL do not need the warm up.
They understand what to expect in a CL activity. The effort we take to
"educate" our students about this new method of presentation will not be
needed in the future when most students are used to CL in most of their


>Murphy Waggoner has an interesting anecdote about starting CL by announcing it
>to the class and expecting action as follows.
>(Some stuff about a physics instructor went here)
> This approach would certainly be a prescription for disaster. ...In

>>starting CL it is very important to
>help students break the ice and get to know each other before starting content
>material. ... After this "training" period I have little trouble getting
>them >to
>work together. ...
>Ted Panitz

Murphy Waggoner
Department of Mathematics
Simpson College
701 North C Street
Indianola, IA 50125

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