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June 2008

Guest Experts

by Evelyn Beck EVEN ON-LINE, THE voice of a single course instructor can grow wearisome over the length of a semester. One way to pique student interest, and invigorate your own teaching, is to invite guest experts to interact with your…

No Rush, Really

Listen to my blog entry here. Everyone hurries through certain tasks. I hurry through brushing my hair sometimes in the morning if I am up late. I pay for it, mind you, with a singularly "Beethoven" look. I hurry through getting dressed,…

What Are The Odds?

Ever been struck by lightning? Ever won $1,000,000 bucks in the lottery? Ever had a tenure-track job handed to you? Hell's Bells, then, you're never standing in the wrong place; you're never picking the sweet numbers; you don't know the…

Food for Thought

We recently put our subscription to the New York Times on hiatus for the summer. In the summer, we just don't get around to reading the Friday-Sunday papers. What this means, in practical terms, is that I am reading the other newspapers we…