Category Archives: Education

The happy homestead

For so long as I can remember, Darwin has been a cosmopolitan small city. Of Australia’s capital cities it has the highest fraction of people born overseas. In particular there are large contingents of Darwinites from south east asia. I … Continue reading

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A stray thought about exam questions

Having just finished the final units I need to qualify for an undergraduate degree, the topic of examinations is still fresh in my mind. Generally these fall into two categories: open-book and closed-book; with two major categories of question: multiple-choice and short-answer.
The exact mix of open/closed and MC/SA will vary from professor to professor and [...] Continue reading

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