My Learning Outcomes and Motivations

In this post, I will present my physics course learning outcomes and motivations. But first, some background information. My institution requires all course syllabi to include course learning outcomes and implicitly assumes that students will actually read them. My experience is that students couldn’t care less about them, but that’s a different issue. Indeed, I …

How This Blog Was Named

Tensors have always been mysterious to me. When I was an undergraduate, I was mesmerized by the sheer elegance of tensor notation and yet didn’t understand the first thing about it. As a graduate student in physics, I was frustrated to hear every professor whom I asked to explain tensors to me reply that he …

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