Kanzo and Kanto: week 2 review

This did not go as hoped. The week’s assignments included a workshop on developing good questions and thesis/answers, and a discussion forum post. The workshop assignment required reading seven primary documents related to Japanese modernization between the Meiji and the early 1920s. This assignment is an adaptation of Lendol Calder’s workshop assignment. They didn’t get … More Kanzo and Kanto: week 2 review

First week review: turns out my students are anti-evolution

I am doing two new things at once. Teaching a fully online class, and committing the uncoverage act upon said class. Because it is online, and only six weeks (winter session) I haven’t been able to fully implement Lendol Calder’s entire syllabus, but have extracted the core elements—not the celebrated “not covering everything,” but the … More First week review: turns out my students are anti-evolution