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The teachable student

A recent picture of Yeovil manager Darren Way shows him with a poster listing the characteristics of “The Coachable Player.” The Coachable Player Humble Respectful Loves the game Stays in control Takes responsibility Thinks long term Keen to learn Excited by … Continue reading

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Using Overleaf for student papers

In my introductory differential equations course, I assign students to write several papers. I require the students to typeset their papers with LaTeX, and to use graphics imported from Mathematica. This semester, the paper assignments are: Equilibrium solutions for the … Continue reading

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Reports for differential equations course

This coming academic year I am scheduled to teach differential equations. I’ve taught this course each year for the past several years, and each time have had a written paper due at the end of the term. In that paper … Continue reading

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Notes for scientific computing seminar course

I’ve been playing with the idea of teaching a 1-2 credit seminar course about scientific computing. The idea would be to give students an introduction to the basics of several important computing tools. This post is a collection some preliminary … Continue reading

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