What makes a good study session?

As we come around to the last set of midterms, I spend a lot of talking chatting with students about how they are studying.  Although I feel like I’m modelling how to study while I teach and although I have worked a lot with my teaching assistants about training students in tutorial on giving examples […]

Professor Tools: Whiteboard

Although I love my tech, I need to have an old fashioned whiteboard kicking around.  I have always used whiteboards for studying (both in high school and University), organizing my work day, and for teaching impromptu in my office. I have gone through a number of white boards through the years and finally got the […]

How to Study in University: A Professors Confession

One of the most common issues I deal with during my office hours is studying issues.  The conversation with students usually goes like this: Me: So tell me, how do you study? Student: I write down everything you say in class and then a few days later (or right before the exam), I write it […]