Scandinavian archaeology, history, skepticism, books and music
November Pieces Of My Mind #2
Oh, will you look at that? Ten weeks into the term I find the staff lunch room with microwave ovens and free tea. Typical academic precariat long-distance commuter.
Last year I started to let the students suggest questions for the exam. The more I think about this idea the more I like its ramifications.
Free editorial advice: before you as much as touch the copy editing, check over and edit the images. Because those are the bits that will delay your whole product if you need the authors to get stuff fixed.
Mars scientist Steve Squyres needs to start a male chorus and a female chorus. And they should be known as Steve’s Quyres.
I’ve forgotten how to do pen-and-paper division.
Do bears have a funny hat? Does the Pope shit in the woods?
When are they going to run out of murderous suicidal maniacs? )-:
I just wrote myself a reminder in Google Calendar that Jrette will need a tick virus booster shot. At age 17, in November 2020.
Students have the right to look at past years’ exam questions. I set a considerably modified exam this year. This student responds blindly with the answers that would have aced him last year’s exam. *facepalm*