Scientist/Artist: Experimenting, Reflecting, Creating
A scientist trains his eye on art.
Friday, November 1, 2013
Hypothesis in hyperspace
So I had a hypothesis. Actually an onion of a hypothesis with many layers to it. The core of t...
Thursday, October 3, 2013
Focus on Form
I had a delightful day in lab yesterday as my students struggled with finding, defining, and commun...
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Genius of Landscape: Communal Built Environments and an Architectural Mystery in the Yucatan
Individuals, communities and societies build landscape. How societies form, how communitie...
Thursday, September 26, 2013
Designing learning environments
I'm teaching science to non-science major undergraduates. How to start? The core curriculum I ca...
Monday, September 23, 2013
Using twitter in lecture
It never occurred to me to use those horrible "clickers" that publishers have been trying ...
Friday, September 20, 2013
Beauty and utility: "only" subjective?
This week I asked my students to read several posts about human evolution and tool use. I asked them...
Thursday, September 19, 2013
Talking the talk: engaging undergraduates in paleohistory
How do you get students to engage in ideas about paleohistory? As a cultural anthropology major I remember the dreaded "stones and bone...
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