A Case for Better Course Design

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Campus Technology published an article last week about a biomed course that saw mixed results from flipped instruction. The full article is open access (CC-BY 4.0) and available to read. I’ve read and annotated the original article and I’m going to distill a couple of points from bot the published report and the CT article.… Read More »

Mugs

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Every Friday, our local NPR station has a segment called Michiana Chronicles which features essays by area writers. I don’t catch it often, but I happened to be driving today when it came on. It’s titled Mug Storiesand it inspired this post. I definitely have my own preferred mugs. I usually look for the wide-mouthed… Read More »

Dynamic Data Validation with Apps Script

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My coworker, Kat, needed to set up meetings with our 13 elementary schools. Appointment slots would have been a lot of clicking back and forth on calendar events plus her dates were variable and subject to change. She set up a spreadsheet with each school on a row. The challenge was to set up data… Read More »

Goolge Apps Script Knowledgebase Suite

This is another entry into the “fun, but probably not feasible” folder. A colleague and I have been trying to show the importance of getting a knowledgebase set up for our teachers. It’s been a back-burner issue for a long time because: we’ve never had one, so there isn’t really a pain point, and, we’re… Read More »