[Milton-L] teaching practices

Beth Quitslund quitslun at ohio.edu
Fri Feb 20 13:12:02 EST 2004

I would give it to her/him--I've written much sillier things without 
actually believing them. In quarters when I have both the medieval and 
Renaissance surveys, I always swap centuries at least once, as a kind of 
temporal spoonerism.


At 12:48 PM 2/20/2004 -0500, you wrote:
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>Hello, scholars,
>I remember a professor I respected once mentioning what he did in cases 
>like the one I am about to decribe.  I cannot remember his practice.  So, 
>I ask for your advice.  A student just turned in a midterm exam, part of 
>which requires students to identify the composition, publication, or 
>performance date of a number of Milton's texts.  This student wrote in 
>answers which correctly identified the decade and year but not the 
>century: for example, "Lycidas" 1937.  What to do? Partial credit or no 
>credit.  While I will ultimately have to decide, I value your opinions.
>Angelica Duran
>Assistant Professor
>English Department
>Purdue University
>500 Oval Drive
>West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-2048
>(765) 496-3957, phone
>(765) 494-3780, fax
><aduran at sla.purdue.edu>
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>Milton-L at lists.richmond.edu


Beth Quitslund
Assistant Professor of English

Department of English
Ohio University
Athens, OH 45701
phone: (740) 593-2829
FAX: (740) 593-2818
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