Monthly Archives: December 2021


Background from Instructor: The final paper has been assigned since day one of the Fall semester. Drafts were due at different points in the semester, and the deadline for the final paper was set for the last class. Email from … Continue reading

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A Crowbar?

Background from Instructor: I got an email from a student asking where they could find the reading on A Crowbar. It took me a few seconds but then I realized that they meant Alfred Louis Kroeber, an important anthropologist and … Continue reading

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Grades are final?

Background from Instructor: It’s his third time taking Calculus with me….first two times he got a Low Pass, this time an F (with a 33 on the final exam. The mean was a 73). And my email to students announcing … Continue reading

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