TITLE

Trial and Error

AUTHOR(S)
Adams, Colin
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Mathematical Intelligencer;Winter2005, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a satire on teaching profession. It is a dramatized version, in which a character, Dr, Philips, a Ph.D. holder is being tried in the court of law. The interrogation is reported in the article. The interrogator tries to find the system of grading by means of this court proceedings. The complete court proceedings are recorded in the article. Details about his students and problems associated with them are also mentioned in the article. Some of the problems discussed include the difficulties of keeping track of individual students in large groups, and ways of sustaining concentration.
ACCESSION #
15690883

 

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