I Just Completed My First Coursera Course, and All I Can Say Is Wow

A few weeks ago I signed up for my first Coursera course - Introduction to Probability and Data, and today I was informed that I had successfully passed the course. The course is part of a five-course Certificate, Statistics with R Specialization (R is a computer language focused on statistical analysis); The other four courses … Continue reading I Just Completed My First Coursera Course, and All I Can Say Is Wow

Do My Students Even Need Me Any More?

I guess the question in the title of this blog contains a bit of hubris, since it implies that at least at some point my students did need me. While it may be true that the best way to learn something is to teach it to yourself,  as a teacher, I have always believed (hoped?) that what … Continue reading Do My Students Even Need Me Any More?