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Teach a course in 1 month
I'd prefer sets of notes and then tutorial sessions for asking questions, rather than many hours a week of <s>lectures</s> copying sessions. Lectures really get my goat. If the fact that they get my goat, gets your goat, then your goat is easily got. The word "everyone" in my above comment could be ammended to "many people's" to take into account those who find lectures useful. Uni is for getting a degree/understanding/other stuff, not for spending time as a human photocopier. |
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Teach a course in 1 month
This question highlights the old saying: "A lecture is a system for transferring the lecturer's notes to the students' without going thru the minds of either.". Why not just give the students a set of photocopied notes and be done with it. The way most lectures are conducted is absurd and utterly wasteful of everyone's time. |
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accepted | Does P≠NP over ℝ imply P≠NP ? |
Aug
27 |
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Applications of Measure, Integration and Banach Spaces to Combinatorics
The existence of the internet means that the days of - Me Teacher. Me Teach. You Pupil. You Learn. - are over. Instead tell the students how interconnected mathematics is, and ask each of them to search the internet to find papers that link functional analysis to their own favourite topics and perhaps ask the students to present their findings to the class. Make it a competition to see who can find the most interesting links. |
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awarded | Scholar |
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awarded | Supporter |
Aug
11 |
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Does P≠NP over ℝ imply P≠NP ?
@Kevin: Thanks for that paper. Question answered. |
Aug
11 |
awarded | Editor |
Aug
11 |
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Does P≠NP over ℝ imply P≠NP ?
expand and tag |
Aug
11 |
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Does P≠NP over ℝ imply P≠NP ?
Real number algorithms as described by Smale with a suitable formulation of P≠NP over R. |
Aug
11 |
asked | Does P≠NP over ℝ imply P≠NP ? |
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9 |
awarded | Student |
Aug
9 |
asked | What effect would a proof of P≠NP have on the field of complexity theory? |
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7 |
answered | What is Realistic Mathematics? |