I’m always surprised by what stands out to me after the first week of the year, but I have my tidbit:
Maybe you've seen this article that's been going around the internet a bit lately — an op-ed in the University of California-Berkeley newspaper The Daily Californian, titled Occupy the Syllabus. It's a litany of various social justice grievances, and generally came across to me as a little obnoxious. But still,…
I wrote this when I was an undergrad working as a tutor for my school's writing center. Almost a decade later, it all still holds perfectly true. I highly recommend students follow this simple checklist for making sure that any work being handed in looks like at least an hour was spent on it. And if any of these…
I've been teaching intro courses of one form or another for a couple of years now, so I'm gonna share a few tips on how to endear yourself to the average instructor. My hope is that if you're on hackerspace/lifehacker, you're probably the sort of proactive student who's gonna read 'em and go "duh".
Dude, your continuing failure to follow the simple instructions of:
My students keep not following one requirement: code must compile using g++
This is eerily close to my real rubric, but alas, my students still panic. And, in their panic, they keep proving that it's in their best interest that I don't answer their emails.