Date: Fri, 7 May 2010 09:22:09 -

Author: Paul Nord

Subject: Re: The value of demonstrations


One faculty member here recalls one of his instructors at MIT who recovered with nice style from a demo failure. On the final exam there was a question something like: "Recalling the demo on [whenever/whatever it was...] What should it have done if it had worked properly?"


On May 6, 2010, at 4:59 PM, Steve Anderson wrote:

> The fear of being embarrassed and then appearing not in control is very strong.