As much as I rely and use technology I still have not bought into the idea of a tablet or paperless book. I enjoy the smell of old books and the feeling of turning pages. Being unplugged relaxes me. I agree with author Sherman Alexie when he said digital formats are not good for authors, especially new authors. In a
For many graduate students, a teaching assistantship may bring along excitement, nervousness, stress, and a giant fear of not being prepared– after all, this may be one’s first “real” teaching experience. For a more experienced faculty member, teaching can be a fun (or time-consuming) part of being a professor. Both types of teachers can benefit from getting evaluated on their teaching efficacy.