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The Torch or The Firehose: A Guide to Section Teaching

The Torch or The Firehose: A Guide to Section Teaching

<“Getting an education at MIT is like trying to drink from a firehose.” — folk saying The Torch or The Firehose: A Guide to Section Teaching, by MIT Mathematics Professor Arthur Mattuck, is a guide to recitation teaching at MIT. During a typical recitation section, a teaching assistant (TA) meets with a small group of students to review the most recent lecture, expand on the concepts, work through practice problems, and conduct a discussion... Show More

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