Large Courses

Feb 10, 2011
In this talk I will discuss some of the issues faced by the Math Department in designing and teaching the Math 50 series.  Many of these issues likely arise in any large course whose students are primarily not majoring in the discipline.  These is
Apr 24, 2008
Teaching requires taking risks.  Prof.
Feb 14, 2008
Last year's self-study of the Introduction to the Humanities Program (IHUM) sheds light on a long-standing Stanford tradition but also identifies challenges for undergraduate education more broadly.
May 3, 2007
While there are many advantages to project-based courses, they are often labor-intensive and expensive.  I will describe my experience with inexpensive, project-based courses with large enrollments (up to 100 students) that have been very successf
Jan 26, 2006
Textbooks seem to become ever more voluminous, yet most students also value a concise explanation.
May 26, 2005
I will explore some strategies and tips for the construction and the delivery of lectures, especially those designed for audiences in relatively large courses.  Some attention will also be paid to techniques appropriate for smaller groups.  I will
Learn more about pacing, selecting what material to review, and other considerations for successful review sessions.
Learn more about first impressions, building community, and other useful considerations for the early days of a course.

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