Month: April 2012

Spam Poetry

From a spam commenter on this blog (I found it oddly poetic): An ass responds? The honorary concept fasts behind a god. Does the resource research throughout his purpose steel? The home-based continues together with a terrorist. The stretches ambassador operates winter months. Good luck in…

Scary Tutor

scary tutor (ˈsker-ē ˈtü-tər)* NP. a tutor who deliberately intimidates his/her tutee to reinforce his/her point. See also tough love I try to be a fairly laid-back tutor. Occasionally, though, I find myself in a situation when my typical tutoring personalities just aren’t going to cut…

How Students Really Feel about Feedback

Tying together the results of my survey and the expectations I had for my research project on student perspective of professor commentary was actually a rather interesting process. I found that I was excited to see what students had to say about professor feedback. I’d like to…

So…How ’bout that Research Project?

Okay, I’ll admit it: I am not very familiar with research projects. In fact (actually, factually), I haven’t written a full research project report since Honors Chem II in high school. And those were lab reports. If I have done a research project since those chemistry…