Tag Archives: teaching

2017 in Review

Not much may have made it onto the blog, but it’s been a busy year for both Anne and Chris in 2017. Here’s a brief summary of what we’ve been up to – with pretty pictures where appropriate. Continue reading

Categories: academic life, bloggery, by Anne, publication, teaching

Teaching graduate seminars is good for an academic’s reading habits (Anne’s 2016 #365papers in review)

1. Introduction As a scientist, one of my big challenges is to keep on top of the vast and ever-growing body of scientific knowledge about my research and teaching subjects. I’m not the only one who apparently struggles with this … Continue reading

Categories: academic life, by Anne, geomorphology, paper reviews, teaching

Reflecting on Teaching Urban Hydrology

Teaching urban hydrology for the first time went pretty well, but I think I can make it even better for future generations of students. Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, hydrology, teaching

How useful are lectures, really?

There has been an interesting discussion amongst the geologists on Twitter, that I’ve archived over on Geotweeps Discuss…, over the role of the lecture in undergraduate education. This was in response to an NPR story claiming that in physics at … Continue reading

Categories: academic life, science education

Show me the data!

Some of my favorite memories of interacting with my Ph.D. advisor involve long sessions at our conference table, looking at data. I’d come to these sessions armed with many graphs showing data I’d collected and different ways of displaying relationships … Continue reading

Categories: academic life, by Anne