Monthly Archives: December 2010

Revisionist History

The end of the fall semester has arrived–and with it, the grading of final exams.  Sometimes my students amaze me with their grasp of history.  Other times, they amuse me with their attempts to explain their understanding of history.  And, every once … Continue reading

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What incoming students need to know…

Next week, I give final exams.  This leads to a massive grading frenzy, when I’m grading over 100 exams in less than a week (still beats what I did as a grad student when I had roughly 200 essay exams … Continue reading

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year….

To many people, this is the time of year when they are debating whether gift buying really is that important, and whether it might just be a lot easier to give everyone gift cards and be done with the whole shopping … Continue reading

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