Reader Q&A Klose teaches biology at a small college in Maine. This book contains some random musings on life, students, science. I enjoy his sense of humor.
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Reader Q&A Klose teaches biology at a small college in Maine.
Published by: University Press of New England. The Three-Legged Woman and the Imp of the Paranormal. Chronicling his experiences teaching these diverse students, Klose describes with equal doses of care and wry wit those who are profoundly unfit for college, their often inadequate command of the lingua franca, and the alacrity with which they seize upon the paranormal (the three-legged woman) while expressing skepticism about mainstream science.
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ROBERT KLOSE teaches biology at University College of Bangor, Maine. He is the author of Adopting Alyosha: A Single Man Finds a Son in Russia and Small Worlds: Adopted Sons, Pet Piranhas, and Other Mortal Concerns. Библиографические данные. The Three-Legged Woman and Other Excursions in Teaching EBSCO ebook academic collection.
Since 1986, Robert Klose has taught biology at a "small, impoverished, careworn" college in central Maine.
Robert Klose lives in Maine The Three-Legged Woman and Other Excursions in Teaching Oct 12, 2010.
Robert Klose lives in Maine. He has two adopted sons from Russia and Ukraine and is a professor of biology at the University of Maine at Augusta. He is a long-time contributor of essays to The Christian Science Monitor . The Three-Legged Woman and Other Excursions in Teaching Oct 12, 2010.
The personal reflections and insights of one professor and writer on the experience of teaching at the "poorest college in America". Saved in: Bibliographic Details. Main Author: Klose, Robert.
The Three-Legged Woman & Other Excursions in Teaching - his latest book – has intensified my admiration. Humor, compassion, and a deep understanding of human nature have all come together to make this biology teacher in Maine a brilliant writer. Treat yourself to a good read and get multiple copies to put on your shelf for gifts.
Atoms, genetics, plate tectonics, evolution (especially evolution!)-all have fallen victim to their terrible swift sword not of doubt, but of outright disbelief
Atoms, genetics, plate tectonics, evolution (especially evolution!)-all have fallen victim to their terrible swift sword not of doubt, but of outright disbelief. They are not usually hostile to the information; they simply convey the impression that I must be, somehow, mistaken.
Author: Robert Klose
Category: Literature and Fiction
Subcategory: Essays & Correspondence
Publisher: UPNE (October 12, 2010)
Pages: 228 pages
ePUB size: 1325 kb
FB2 size: 1575 kb
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