Yearly Archives: 2014

What the teachers say at IIT Kanpur

The attached document has both the summary and detailed comments from many distinguished teachers at IIT Kanpur, Faculty final and summary. Advertisements

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Revisiting Exam-Questions: Two Tiny Thoughts.

In a course, an exam is an appendix, a vestigial organ. If that is not the case then the conclusion should be: “the course has not evolved much”. After all, most probably, vestigial organs are consequences of unfinished/ongoing evolution. Still,

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Teaching large classes

You may like to look at the following website http://teaching.uncc.edu/learning-resources/articles-books/best-practice/large-classes/large-class-handb

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Guidelines to Course Instructors

After my email to faculty mailing list about what should we, the faculty, be remembering while teaching in a semester, there were some requests that these be put up on a webpage, and what better place than this blog. So

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11 Habits of an Effective Teacher

Thanks Dr. T. Ravichandran for sharing this link. http://www.edutopia.org/discussion/11-habits-effective-teacher?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=post&utm_campaign=discussion-11-habits-effective-teacher-image Though it is actually meant for school teachers, the tips have some relevance at all levels of teaching.

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Explaining outcomes improves student learning

Thanks to Dr. Rajat Mittal for setting up this blog where all IIT Kanpur faculty can share ideas on how to improve learning on campus. This particular idea is more based on what I have read and heard from experts

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