Should students be forced to make presentations for assessment?

Posted in Teaching on May 16th, 2019 by steve

Ireland“At this time or year many students are presenting their research results as part of their assessments. For many it is a traumatising experience – I regularly have nervous students in front of me who are terrified of losing marks …” (more)

[Careful With That Axe, Eugene, 16 May]


Attacking PowerPoint and Prezi — Is This Just Shooting the Messenger?

Posted in Teaching on September 12th, 2012 by steve

“I’m a fan of PowerPoint. I’ve used it for years, and I’m pretty adept with it. It can be pretty effective if used properly, and I happily employ it quite often when I give talks …” (more)

[Kent Anderson, The Scholarly Kitchen, 12 September]

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Dear LaTeX … it’s not me, it’s you

Posted in Life on January 16th, 2012 by steve

“So, I have tried, again, today, for the n-th time, to get to grips with LaTeX, via Lyx.  No go …” (more)

[Brian M Lucey, 16 January]

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