Monthly Archives: January 2012

Congrats to Matt on his 100th Vimeo Post

I helped my friend Matt put together a special high speed video for his 100th post to Vimeo. It was a blast to film, although Matt got quite a workout. Check it out. My 100th Video from Matt Kuchta on … Continue reading

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High Speed Video Fun at UW Stout

At UW Stout the physics department got a high speed camera just in time for Christmas. Needless to say my colleague, Matt Kuchta and I have spent quite a bit of our break playing with the new toy. Check out … Continue reading

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Learning Objectives Based Assessment FAQ

What is Learning Objectives Based Assessment (LOBA)? LOBA is a different grading philosophy.  It is based on several principles: (1) Student grades should be a reflection of how proficient a student is at the important skills and concepts from the … Continue reading

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I Survived My First Term Using Learning Objectives Based Grading (SBG)

I did it! Grades are in, and not only did I pull through, most of my students did as well. I have to admit I’ve learned more about teaching this term than I have for quite some time. Implementing Learning … Continue reading

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