Slides: Some powerful pointers

I once taught an undergraduate course on microscopy, every semester for 3 years. In the six semesters I taught the course, amounting to 168 lectures delivered twice weekly over 84 weeks, I used presentation slides in all but one lecture— and only because I could not get the projector in the hall to work. AtContinue reading “Slides: Some powerful pointers”

A good hook in the hand…

Think of a movie you enjoyed watching or an article you liked recently. What do you remember?  Chances are you might not remember as much as you think, and it is likely that you remember the beginning better than the middle bits. This is what psychologists call the serial-position effect, a tendency for people toContinue reading “A good hook in the hand…”