In my first blog post for this course, I see it only fit to reference my favorite blog on education: Math With Bad Drawings by Ben Orlin. (I expect I will reference it a number of times in this course.) Unfortunate Metaphors for Teaching If our current educational system is dry food, connected learning proposes… Continue reading Did curiosity kill the cat?
For a course that I took this semester, we were asked to investigate a professional organization’s Code of Ethics for a blog post. Here goes: I am currently only a member of one professional organization: the American Physical Society, and their guidelines for professional conduct is pretty standard and are mostly about authorship. In researching this topic,… Continue reading More than just ethics
A few weeks ago, in a course that I’m taking, we did some fantastic and thoroughly entertaining games to practice communication, and had an excellent discussion about why it is important to communicate science with the general public in addition to our fields through journals and conferences. Communication with our field is vitally important. This is… Continue reading Communicating Science to, well, Scientists