Class notes (July 7, 2004, 0) - - CS21A: Gave a short quiz. Mixed.
- CS110: Had fun getting the students to lead the discussion. Fruitful.
- CS21A, mine: Mixed. Re-did ifs.
- CS139.3: Meep. Hope they’ll get the hang of graph problems.
Teaching reflections (July 19, 2004, 0) - - CS21A: We gave the CS and MIS students the same quiz, although the
CS students might have had less time to work on it. Still, the MIS
students did preeeeettty well… <grin> Perhaps there is hope
- CS110: Talked about ranked and positional sequences. Used a
spreadsheet in lieu of neat, prepared animations. Oh, well.
- CS139.3: Chosen problems
CS21B today (November 27, 2003, 0) - Frantic as had not thought of cool creative exercise before class.
Settled for introduction to Eclipse and individual implementation of
UML quiz shape system, which class had taken up for last two sessions.
Dismayed to find not everyone could code it quickly, but glad that now
have some justification for uneasy feeling about student
Assigned peer review over e-mail. Will
Unanswered mail hack (December 30, 2003, 0) - I’m having a hard time keeping track of mail I’ve already answered.
To better keep track of my mail, I think I will split off my personal
mail into several groups:
- mail.misc.archive for mail I’ve already answered and for my replies; threads I consider complete
- mail.misc.noanswer for mail I want to archive but don’t need to
quiz-a-day — cs21a, education (September 8, 2003, 0) - I’ve started the past two classes with a 5-minute quiz. This is
actually a good thing. It’s short, so I can check it easily. It
provides me an opportunity to call people up to the board to write
down the correct answers, and I try to use this to involve people who
hadn’t spoken in front of class before.