Classes held Tuesday and Thursday 11:00-12:15
Cramer Hall 224
Thursday January 12, 2009 Guest Lecture by Tim Sheard Due Today: Announcments: Native American Film Festival, Monday Feb. 16, 2009 Class Topic: The Scientific Method Scientific Method Activity - explaining experiment results. Creating a scatter-plot in Excell. Excell example Computing the expected results Mentor-session Activity: Lab experiment instructions. tally sheet Assigned today: Read chapter 2 and Chapter 9 from "Seeing Through Statistics"
Tuesday January 17, 2009 Guest Lecture by Yves Labissiere Due Today: Reading chapter 2 and Chapter 9 from "Seeing Through Statistics" Announcments: Class Topic: Stistics and making graphs and pictures. Mentor-session Activity: Assigned today: Read: Cordwainer Smith's Alpha Ralpha Boulevard Eileen Gunn's Stable Strategies for Middle Management, and China Mieville's Foundation To be the basis of class session Thursday. Bring hard copies to class
Thursday January 19, 2009 Guest Lecture by Grace Dillon Due Today: Read short stories Alpha Ralpha Boulevard Stable Strategies for Middle Management, and Foundation. Bring hard copies to class. Announcments: Class Topic: In this session, we will be discussing together three short stories: Cordwainer Smith's "Alpha Ralpha Boulevard," Eileen Gunn's "Stable Strategies for Middle Management," and China Mieville's "Foundation." Please go ahead and read them before this session and bring hard copies to class so that we can discuss them in more detail. Note that they are available electronically at the "Assigned today:" section for Tuesday Jan 17, above. Mentor-session Activity: Assigned today: