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Comments from Spring 2006
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thought that this was an awesome class.
I had heard great things about
your teaching methods from friends who have taken the class along with
other professors at Touro. At first I was a little apprehensive because
I saw a lot of assignments that needed to be done and I was taking 4
other classes. To be honest, a lot of the work I have done at Touro has
been busy work that really did not teach me much. Writing a 10 page
paper in my opinion is a waste of time. I never get anything out of
doing those assignments besides a headache. I really
enjoyed your teaching style and
ironically I think I learned more in an
on – line class then I have sitting for 3 hours a week in the
classroom. All the assignments that you gave had a
purpose and related to the
course in a creative way. I am all about creativity and making learning
fun, as well as showing connections and relationships between various
I learned a
lot of different things in this class. I have
recaptured my understanding of linear
equations as well as geometry terms and basic algebra. I have
also become familiar with ways to instruct learning in the classroom
which is very important for teachers to be familiar with. The concept of
differentiated teaching is one that I hope to instill and use in my
classroom when the time comes. I had never been introduced to this style
of learning before I took this class. I have come to terms with the fact
that I will never be able to solve tricky math puzzles like you would
lay out on the discussion boards, but hey, at least I tried. What I
really learned though is that learning
can be fun if you present it in the right way. All your
assignments had an enjoyable aspect to them that made them fun to
taken a bunch of on- line classes and they are so tedious. I literally
copy word for word out of the textbook the week’s assignments. Its
brutal, but, I like taking them because I really enjoy not having to sit
though a three hour class. What really made this on- line class
different was how assessable you were if we had questions. Other
teachers you have to e mail and wait for a potential response. This
class had an open discussion board
were students can talk to each other and get help as well as contact you
and get an immediate response. That helped make the class feel more
intimate. I almost felt like I had met you based on various
conversations I saw you post on the discussion boards. If this wasn’t my
last class at school, I would defiantly
take more on-line classes and would hope that it was taught with
the same style as this class was.
enjoyed most was the video lesson. I love being given opportunities to
explore my creative side and see
what concepts I can come up with and various ways to teach students. I
have always wanted to write songs for children based on different
lessons that they are learning at the time. I have not had an
opportunity to do so yet since I am not a teacher at the present time.
Getting a chance to pretend I was a teaching a class was a
great experience. And on top of
this, I had played the video for friends who said the song was so catchy
they not only found themselves humming it later in the day, but they are
now familiar with the order of operations. So you wanted to know if we
were proud, I say certainly!
Brooklyn, New York 11235
March 12, 2006
Dear Professor Stein,
I would like you to know that I found this course to be a
worthwhile learning experience.
As an educator, it is my responsibility to be as well rounded, informed
and up-to-date as possible. This class afforded me the opportunity to
explore new concepts and to
express my own ideas in relation
to various topics. Since this is my fifth online class, I have to admit
I wasn’t looking forward to the work. Other online classes that I’ve
taken in the past had you read an abundance of articles and texts to
simply summarize what you’ve read. The format of your course is quite
the opposite. The assignments were
diversified, challenging and fun.
A lot of the assignments required me to be creative and expressive
which, in my opinion, is a key component to learning. Also, all of the
expectations of your students are very
clear. The web page was easy to follow and understand. At the
onset of the course, I found it very easy to fall into a rhythm of doing
the work. I can honestly say that I
have gotten more out of this course than some courses I’ve taken in
person. In closing, I’d like to say that I
enjoyed this course and that
you’ve made the journey a pleasant and
Whom It May Concern,
I learned a great deal
from this class about teaching mathematics. I was under the impression
that teaching mathematics was simply teaching students formulas and
steps to solving problems before this class. However, I am now aware
that there are a great number of activities and resources to utilize
when teaching math. The technology component I learned from this class
will prove to be invaluable.
The text book on differentiated instruction also opened my
eyes to a number of various approaches to instruction. It helped me to
be more aware of students’ individual differences, and how to instruct
students of varied ability in the same classroom. I was able to apply
many of these concepts right away in the classroom I currently work in.
I am very pleased
with this course. I did not think I would learn as much as I have from
an online course. I was very intimidated at first, but after Professor
Stein explained everything to me over the phone it was very easy to
follow. The best part about the course is that the majority of the
material I learned is applicable to all
subjects, and not just math. I mostly pleased with the
technological aspect to the learning.
I am very proud with the
work that I did in this course. I really dedicated a lot of time
and effort to the work I submitted, and I feel the finished products
reflect that. I was very proud upon completing my portfolio and
submitting it. It truly represented everything I have learned and
Anthony P. Finochio
March 15, 2006
Dear Professor Stein,
The Principles of Middle School Instruction in Mathematics
class was my first experience with an on-line education course. At
first glance, I wondered what I got myself into. I had no experience
with Blackboard technology and this was my first graduate course after a
13 year hiatus from education. I will say it was a
fabulous learning experience and
am thrilled my journey started
here with you.
My lack of experience with the Blackboard technology was
soon replaced with relevant information and guidance that served as the
stepping stone for the course. A student need only READ the directions
to know how to proceed. If you had questions there were answers. At
times it took more than time to navigate the site in order to know where
or how to submit or respond to assignments but again you needed only to
slow down and read….it was all there.
Drawbacks of the course were probably experienced by
students that didn’t apply themselves or work in a timely manner. My
preferred way of learning is to “work” at something and dedicate the
time it takes to do that. I do feel I spent a considerable amount of
time on this course alone – my choice, my money, I learned, I win!
The lesson that required students to prepare a
30-45 second video was
challenging. Thank you for that. You pushed – I responded. I learned
things I wanted to learn but probably wouldn’t have ~ just yet anyway.
Most surprising was the
interaction with other students, as much or as little as one
wanted. I did not expect that.
The best part of the course for me was the opportunity to
observe “my Professor” with his use of
video for instruction and demonstration. I really
applaud the creative edge used
here. Nice job Dan Stein. I have another online course and have never
“seen or heard” the professor ever. Not my preferred way to experience
education and learning.
You provided challenging, fun, creative, interesting, relevant and
valuable instruction. Thank you.
I do have one question for you, the Professor……..What did
I look forward to hearing from you soon.
Linda H Geesler
Future Great Educator
EDSE 601 OL Principles of Mathematics
was my first online course and even though it was a lot of work
I have truly learned a lot. The
best thing about this course are all the new ideas and helpful web sites
that I now use with my class that I learned about in these passed weeks.
Another great thing was how fast the
professor and other students were willing to help when there was a
problem. This made taking an online course much easier. I was
very nervous about taking a math course over the Internet but it was
completely successful and I am
very pleased and surprise with how much I have taken out of this online
EDSE 601Principles of Middle School Instruction in Mathematics in
General and Special Education, Grades 5-9
This class was a lot of fun.
It kept me thinking and introduced me to new topics. I really enjoyed
the just for fun exercises. I learned more about impact, and everyday
mathematics. I thought they we were able to be creative when putting
together our portfolios and I had fun doing it. I was
proud of the way that my portfolio came
out and sad that I did not show anyone how it came out. I had never
taken an online course at
Touro College, but I
have taken online courses at The College of Staten Island. They
differed a little, but I enjoyed it. I
would definitely take another online course. It was more then I
had imagined because of the just for fun part and also because of the
fact that I did interact with another
classmate, which is something that I haven’t always done in an
undergraduate course in a classroom.
This course was easy to follow.
The online drawback of an online course can be that you are
not able to see the progress and assignments that other students have
done. I’m sure many of us were proud of our portfolios, but we were not
able to show them off. I didn’t even get to show my father who I think
would have liked to see it, because he was away. I like online courses
because you can work and read at a pace that is comfortable for you, and
convenient. I was very pleased with
the way my work turned out and how much I was able to learn. The
best part of the course for me would have to be the knowledge that I
walk away with and the fun I had doing it.
I will try to incorporate what I
learned in my future teaching. Even though I will not be
teaching a math class, I would like to find websites that I can use for
my students in the subject that I will teach. One thing that I wish we
could do is get back our portfolios, so that they can be used in job
interviews, as an example to use in the classroom with our own students,
and for those that may go on to a higher level position a guide in
helping us construct portfolios for other classes.
Overall this class was a great
I am sure I made clear my dislike of math. I was very intimidated about
taking this course online - you gave me the courage to try it out - it
was a lot of work, but I have to say I
learned a lot and once I got over the hurdles of not accessing
this online course in the traditional manner (like other online courses
I have taken)I found it to be, well dare I say:
I still don't like math and will never be a math teacher, but
I will absolutely be able to apply the
methods that I learned in your class to my (hopefully) social
studies class. Thank you for this unique experience.
Ref: Reflections and Course Comments
I have found the above mentioned course (Principles of
Middle School Instruction in Mathematics in General & Special Education)
to have been wonderful, challenging,
truly a worthwhile learning experience. I found this course
brings teaching into the twenty-first century. It is the first course
that I have taken in teaching that recognizes and demands the blending
of technology with the core courses taught in middle school. In doing so
we are able to grab the attention of students who are light years ahead
of their educators in hands- on computer and new technology usage. The
blending of electronic media and mathematics has always seemed like a
natural fit and this course proves it. For me it was also the way the
course was structured that made it easy
to follow. As an example, the mathematical content area
assignments led the way to developing a lesson plan; which became a
media event when a video of the lesson plan was developed. Every part of
this course has been carefully planned for the student to produce a
quality final product which is a video and a record portfolio which will
be used as an assessment tool.
What added to the genre of
blending technology with teaching mathematics is participating in
this course on line. This allowed me to experiment, under the
professor’s guidance, the use of different hardware and web sites to
instruct my special education students in middle school, in a way that
holds their attention. To all those who have taught special ed students
in middle school, holding their attention is what it is all about.
Because of the new challenges I experienced in this course, the past six
on line courses I have taken seemed boring. Even though I would want to
finish up my Masters program with online course
I can only hope they be as well planned
and developed as EDSE 601OL.
The best part of this cause is that what I experienced and
developed in my math lesson plan and video I used in my eighth grade
resource room class. The students loved it so I will and have continued
to use this teaching strategy for this special student population. I
would like to personally thank you at this time for allowing me to
participate in this wonderful class.
Anthony J Massone 76z
P.S. I Got the Job!
from Michael Cohen
This is my
fifth online class with Touro and I must say that this course was really
unique. All of the other online courses were based around reading tons
of literature and summarizing what you've read. The assignments for this
course were diversified, challenging
and fun. Just like a public school classroom teacher, college
professors need to make their required assignments interesting and
I was very pleased with the format of this course. The assignments held
my interest and I definitely learned a lot. Out of all the assignments,
the videos were my favorite. I'm a visual learner and I found them to be
really educational and easy to follow. Furthermore, I liked the fact
that the assignments called for self expression and opinion. This makes
the learner, especially those participating in an online class, feel as
if their voice is important. Being that this is my last semester and I'm
taking three other classes, I'm glad
that I had the opportunity to take this course.
Comments from Fall, 2005
This course rocked!! I have taken
four other online classes and they were really uninteresting.
Interestingly the professors spoke about connecting with students and
yet they themselves did not model that.
Professor Stein, you have truly made good use of technology in your
creation of this course. It is the first graduate class that I have
taken that was practical. I thank you and my classmates for a wonderful
experience. I would recommend this course to anyone, especially students
looking to improve in the area of teacher creativity.
Nathalee Favia 57z
Excellent, awesome, informative and definitely challenging in a fun way!
Thank you, thank you, thank you!!
I have taken more than 6 online
courses and this was by far the most interesting and engaging... at
times I wondered if I could keep up with the pace and remember to
complete assignments on time, but I met the challenge... You definitely
went above and beyond to prepare, plan, and execute a dynamic online
course... Bravo Zulu to you, as they would say in the military!
Thank you very much for an interesting and worthwhile course. This
course is an experience that I will never forget because I learned a lot
in a very unique and dynamic way. The course was constructed in a way
that was easy to follow. There were many components to the course that
everything was covered, for example, FAQ, Messages, Homework, and
Assignment whereas anything I needed to know was accessible. If the
answer was not there for me, ABRITEGUY (you Professor Stein) was there
to take a phone call to give the extra support needed. The best part of
this course was that I was able to express myself and be creative. Most
of the material that I have learned in this course, I am able to utilize
throughout my teaching career. The differentiated text, the videos and
some of the problem solving games will be used. I have taken four other
online courses and there was none as interesting as this. Yes I will
take another online course but I do not think it will be as interesting
as yours. All I can say is Thank you, Thank you, Thank you and Thank
you and I wish you would teach a course that I have not taken yet. Keep
up the good work because A Great Professor + A Great Professor = A Great
Learning Experience and that is what I received. (Smile).
Gina Gill aka 52z
I felt apprehension at the
beginning of the course. I am concerned whether I will be able to make
it or not. The discussion board, the first time you view it, it is
overwhelming. Too much, I said. I am crazy doing assignments from Friday
to Tuesday, and a sigh of relief when I am able to pass on time for
Wednesday. A day off from homeworks on Thursday and back to craziness
again. After the portfolio was sent, I sighed a huge relief. I WAS ABLE
TO MAKE IT!
The course is a great learning experience. Totally different from the
other online course I have enrolled with. How?
INTERACTIVE - the message board for students to students is a great way
to communicate with each other. Sometimes I just read questions and
responses and I learned from them.
PERSONAL - Prof. S. though I don't see you but I know you are always
hands on with us. Once a question is posted you do not hesitate to
answer back. The question is asked and you need the answer right away,
the response is there. It is nice knowing that you are not alone
floating in space, someone is there to guide you.
ORGANIZED - as the week progress, somehow you will get a pattern and a
rhythm. This makes it easier on my part as a working person, a student
and a mother.
The best part for me is the video.
It is educational for me since I learned how to edit videos, use one
software to the next so as to minimize memory. I learned how to compress
a lesson and just give the essentials.
Thank you, professor for a planning out a good lesson for us this Fall
of 2005. I learned a lot, indeed!
Maria Teresa Cabilao
Professor this course was
excellent. This was my fifth online course and this was the best one.
This course was interesting and innovative. This course enables one to
express themselves, be creative, learn and have fun all at the same
time. There was never a dull moment. With this course, it also helped me
to become a computer whiz. You are an excellent Professor and this
course is highly recommended. Kudos to you!!!!
Gina Gill aka 52z
Daisy Aaron 52z
wrote both a review and a poem which follows:
This course taught me the true
meaning of perseverance. I never did an online course before so i had no
idea of how to pace myself and where my strengths and weaknesses were.
This course answered these questions.
Professor Dan was very patient and understood what matters most to
students and encouraged them to work. For this i am grateful. Much was
new to me; the video production and the blackboard. I never really got
the hang of it. At the end of this course i am beginning to get
adjusted. I actually like to go online NOW to see what's new.
A great program. Keep up the good work Professor.
HERE IS THE POEM DAISY WROTE
As I sit reflecting, thoughts run through my mind
Of how I got hooked to this course: ‘601 online’.
My final course. Last of all.
Out of Touro, by the end of fall.
Oh no! oh no! this was my continuous song,
‘Lord help me, where did I go wrong?’
“Zee sixty two, your assignments are overdue”
While my in-class friends, their assignments are few.
Night turns to day and day turns to night
My professor’s warnings kept my bed out of sight.
I produced lesson plans, essays, videos and summaries on the run
All to complete my graduate program in education.
Daisy Aaron 52z
When I first logged on to the class web site, I felt a little
overwhelmed by the amount of
work and the tight timeline for the submission of assignments. I had
taken a few on line courses during the spring semester and had become
familiar with the blackboard web design. However, this course was quite
different. After surfing around the touroweb.webhop.org site for a
couple of hours, I began to get familiar with its design and layout.
Then I started to become familiar with the required manner in which the
homework assignments were to be submitted, which took a little time. But
once I familiarized myself with it, I was off and running.
I can honestly say, the course challenged me both
technologically and academically. I enjoyed the various hyper links and
their unique and entertaining aspects. My favorite had to be the
reaction time challenge. My kids and I had a lot of fun with that
assignment. The differentiated instruction text was an interesting and
enjoyable read, which is definitely a keeper. I’m sure I will refer to
it often to help provide me with insight, instruction and guidance. I’m
presently working with a group of Aspergers students who have varying
social and academic deficiencies, which makes the text quite valuable to
The first few assignments caused me to reflect on my
past educational experiences, which forced me to question my present
educational values and goals. When I considered who my favorite teacher
was, I had to question myself as to why he had such an impact on my life
and what made him so different from the rest of my teachers. This in
turn allowed me to consciously make an effort to try to emulate some the
qualities that made him such a great teacher. I think, for better or
worse, we often fall into a specific pattern of teaching. It is then
necessary for us to take a step back and reflect on what we‘re trying to
achieve and how we’re going about meeting our goals. I think, in total,
that this course has made me a more complete and efficient teacher.
Peter J. Smith (59z)
For me there were
many parts of the course that I enjoyed. However I especially enjoyed
the way you calmed my fears, the videos and the textbook.
learned so much from EDSE 601, by both you and the wonderful students
that are in this class. Before registering for EDSE 601 I was a little
fearful because Mathematics has never been my forte for two reasons:
firstly I do not enjoy it because it was never taught in a manner that
sparked my interests in it and secondly I have never been able to
understand it. You have helped me to throw those two reasons out of the
window. For the first time in my life Math did not terrify me and that
is because of the variety of tools he uses to teach this class and the
simplicity with which he teaches. I only wish that I was able to have a
teacher like you sooner in my educational career.
The videos that we saw in this class on topics such as
algebra, geometry and linear equations were executed very well. These
videos taught me concepts and material that I have always had a problem
with in a matter of a half an hour. I would definitely employ such
technology in my classroom. The textbook How to differentiate
instruction for mixed-ability classrooms was excellent. The text is
practical in that it applies to any subject area and I plan to keep it
as a handbook to use in my career. The text is designed in such a way
that each chapter begins with theories in education and is infused with
real-life experiences of teachers who have employed those theories in
their classroom. So many times textbooks are a waste of money to buy
because they are more of a scholarly journal than a guide with helpful
suggestions, thus it was refreshing to read, How to differentiate
instruction for mixed-ability classrooms.
I have taken four other classes on-line and by far EDSE 601
with you has been the best. This is my last Semester at Touro College,
next semester I will only be taking the practicum, so it was nice to end
it on such a high note. Professor Stein I thank you for taking such time
to create a wonderful online experience. My only hope is that our paths
cross again at another time. I wish you continued success.
Comments from Summer, 2005
evening Prof. Stein,
How are you today? I think you for all the time you have taken to
mentor me. You are such an inspiration for me. You are definitely one
of the great
Prof. I had the pleasure to have taken a class with. I
must admit that I learned a lot from you both in math and definitely in
Remember late June, I was so down, so frustrated and there you were
taking your precious time away from your family to guide me, to lead me
to what I thought was an obstacle. With your help, I learned that there
was no obstacle I couldn't overcome. Of course you were so right. I
was more scared than anything. No words can really express my gratitude
and my appreciation.
Even at the end, when I explained my dilemma to you about getting my
grade right away to fax to court street, to my surprise, the grade is
already posted. From a distance I can get to do what I need to do to
prepare myself for the next school year. Again, you are making it quite
easy for me.
I wish you all the best, and a healthy end of summer. I am sure you
will be an inspiration to many more.
Thank you so much!
Wow! it is
over, I can't believe it. Even though this class started out slow, I
think I pretty much got the hang of tools necessary to get this job
complete. Professor Stein you were great and patient with me. Thank you.
I would not have thought that I would be able to complete all these
assignments, but I see I got to the bottom of it. Even though my video
is not posted on the computer, I do have it on tape. I hope that even
though Professor Stein would have already seen it, I still hope it can
be posted. This class taught me a lot about technology. There were some
standards that I also learned about Math. Anyone who is afraid to take
this class online, go ahead and give it a try, it is not that hard as it
EDSE 601 was the first online course I had ever taken, I
had never used blackboard before either. When Professor Stein called me
and gave me the introduction over the phone I was completely
overwhelmed. I was contemplating dropping the course because of all the
work that was required. I was taking 9 credits this summer and was not
ready for a course that asked so much. I printed out my assignments and
suddenly the work didn’t look so bad. I spoke with classmates and
completed each assignment one by one. Suddenly I was moving forward and
didn’t even realize it. I have learned that I am way more capable than
what I give myself credit for. The streamline videos were very useful. I
catch them on television sometimes and plan to record them. I have also
found out that they are available in a variety of subjects, not just
math. The course is now over and I have learned that I can do many
things. Because I have completed this course I am now enrolling in an
online course for the fall semester. I am also anxious to see who will
get the “math position” in the prestigious school. Good luck everyone!
I was very nervous
before I began taking this course. I had never taken an online course
before. I have not had too much experience with computers. I know how
to use the internet, e-mail, and word processing. I did not know how to
make my own folder and send documents. My biggest fear was transferring
the video to a computer and submitting it. I look back now and I really
can’t believe how easy everything was.
I am very happy
that I took this course. I would like to take another one, although now
I have completed all of the requirements for my New York State Math
certification. The course was very easy to follow. Prof. Stein was very
supportive and was always there to answer my questions. I enjoyed
interacting with the other students via e-mail, instant messaging and
phone conversations. They were also a big help when I needed certain
questions answered. The only drawback of this class was that I was not
able to meet the other students in person and work with them. I live in
Staten Island and worked all summer and it was very difficult to meet
with them because everyone lived far from me. It would have been nice to
work on the video with someone, but time and distance would not allow
it. The major benefit of this class was that I was able to work on my
own time and at my own pace. I did not have to worry about traveling to
Touro and being under the pressure of being there at a specific time. I
was able to complete the work at anytime that I wanted to, even at 2
A.M. in the morning if I couldn’t sleep.
This class did
allow us to use our own creativity. We were able to be creative when
making our video. At first I felt funny about dressing up or being
silly. I decided to be a fairy/princess and dress up in my sister’s prom
dress, put silver tinsel around my neck, head, and arms, and make a wand
out of aluminum foil and cardboard. I laughed after watching it, but I
was happy with the final product. I was also able to be creative when I
made my portfolio. I enjoyed using the page borders and clip art to
decorate my pages. I also enjoyed going to Michael’s Craft Store and
picking out the pre-made papers that I had also used
Comments from Students -
|See a video of Sue
Fitzgerald. Sue considered herself techno phobic. She considered
dropping the course before it started.
Please view her comments upon course completion.
This class is one of the best
I have ever taken! It was definitely the best online class. The rest
were so boring! This class enabled me to use my creativity and extend
what I've learned to the classroom. My professor was inspiring, he was
enthusiastic, so much so, it was contagious. Sometimes the assignments
were confusing because the discussion board differed from the
assignments page. Once I got the hang of how to put the heading into
Word it was relatively easy. I guess, in a way, I wish I had taken this
class face to face. Our first class in the city made me realize how
exciting the class would be with a teacher who is so dynamic but the
commute was too far. I am planning on taking another online class but do
not expect it to be as good as this one. The bar has been raised too
|Taking this class was such an
adventure because of the way it was designed. Beside learning how to
enhance mathematic instructions via technology, how to make learning
math fun to students, and so on, I was able to expand my computer skills
and be as creative as I could putting my portfolio together. This is not
my first online class at Touro College and I will be back next semester
to take others. But this one made such a positive impact on the way I
see mathematics; that is, it has reduced my "mathophobic attitude" and
as changed the way I will approach a mixed-ability classroom from now
The online class empowers
students to be accountable for their own performance, it requires more
self-discipline than a traditional "face-to-face" class, which I believe
is one of the most important aspect of online classes. EDSE 601 was a
great class I enjoyed the challenge.
Thank you Prof. Stein
Miller, Marjorie Nerath
|I had fun in this course.
What was difficult for me was
juggling my time and trying to figure out how many new assignments would
pop up on the Discussion Board, and when they'd pop up.
I also felt very challenged by
the video assignment.
This course forced me to pay
attention to naming conventions, and it took me awhile to "get it" but
eventually I did.
I also had to learn how to
structure a lesson in a 1:00 minute format, which forced me to strip the
lesson down to its bare bones, which was really valuable.
I also learned how to use my new
video camera; how to input video to the computer and how to send it; how
to attach replies to a thread to form a file; and I was forced to
assemble a portfolio that I probably otherwise would never have had the
discipline to do.
This course was NOT EASY and it
was a LOT OF WORK but, in hindsight, I'm glad I took it. Professor Stein
has a manic energy to him that I can identify with; he throws a wide
variety of tasks at you and you either swim or you sink and then swim
later. One of the best aspects of this course was the fact that we were
grouped into groups and had to turn to each other before going to the
professor. This helped offset the sometimes "alone" feeling that can
come up in on-line courses. I wish that I'd been more proficient before
the course in computer stuff, but I learned what I had to learn in order
to get the job done. Professor Stein has a sense of humor and anyone
taking this course with him should bring one, too! I have to say, too,
that I was pleasantly surprised how well people's teaching videos
looked, in general. It's not easy to teach a lesson in that time span,
much less handle the tech of setting things up and being on camera. I
thought this course pushed us to do our best and we exceeded my idea of
what that best was.
I also was relieved to find that,
despite my worst fears, my brain - after some slow starts and "huh? -
was able to do math again, after several decades of not doing much math
at all. Bottom line on this course? You're going to put a lot in, and
you're going to get a lot out!
|Ok, I have to be honest... In
the beginning I honestly thought this class was going be the death of
me, but I really had Soooo much fun doing everything. I think the way
You (Professor Stein) put together this course was brilliant! The way
that whatever the assignment may be, it all was needed for the final
I think the way that this class
was structured was perfect. It wasn't to difficult to understand. I
don't think that because the class was an on-line class made it harder
in any way. It was different. The teacher was always there for
questions, and the class was very good at getting in touch with on
another. (i did get a couple of phone calls for advice!) i would
definitely recommend this class for anyone. i loved the way that we were
able to let our "creative" side out!! it really was a great ride.
Thank you Professor Stein!