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Topic: Re: the "lecture" lecture
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Murphy Waggoner

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Re: the "lecture" lecture
Posted: Oct 6, 1995 6:45 AM
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From Rebecca Corwin:
>One of my favorite mathematics (not math ed) colleagues decided to teach her
>courses in other styles than lecture and demonstration. She was quite
>shocked at how hard it was to work through issues like grading, groupwork,
>efficiency, etc. Those are the issues our students have to deal with if they
>try alternative ways, and if we advocate alternatives, we need to have FELT
>the dilemmas it brings up, so we don't dismiss them as trivial. They're not!

Amen. and Amen again. I know that others have worked through these issues
for themselves but each time I try something new I feel I have to reinvent
the wheel for myself because the new things I am trying (and want my
pre-service teachers to try) I have no experience with.


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

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