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More Cryptography Questions

Here are a couple more clicker questions I tried out in my cryptography class recently. “Cryptography was the decisive factor in the …

One-Best-Answer Questions

You may have noticed I haven’t been blogging as frequently this summer.  That due, in part, to the fact that I’m teaching …

Why Clickers?

I just discovered a blog post by Ann M. Little, a historian at Colorado State University, expressing a fair amount of skepticism …

Backchannel via Twitter

Monica Rankin has received some attention for her use of Twitter in the introductory history course she taught this spring at the …

Crowdsourcing in the Classroom?

A couple of months ago, I shared a few ideas for applying the idea of “crowdsourcing” in the classroom.  Last month, Dan …