30 Dec

changes!

Hi! It’s been a while. How’s it going?

Around here, things are moving. They’re moving quickly. I’ve heard my professors say that a PhD is a weird time in life, because nothing really happens or changes for years in the middle of it, and then at the end EVERYTHING HAPPENS Read More

24 Dec

Adapting education style to improve relevance and practical skills

Part of my educational duties this past semester was as a teaching assistant for an undergraduate introductory biostatistics course. We went over the usual topics—calculating probabilities from tables, test statistics, hypothesis testing, linear and logistic regression—and I felt that the curriculum made a great effort to contextualize the material by Read More