[plt-scheme] Re: answers from htdp

From: Grant Rettke (grettke at acm.org)
Date: Wed Aug 20 11:50:02 EDT 2008

On Tue, Aug 19, 2008 at 9:43 PM, Grant Rettke <grettke at acm.org> wrote:
>> I'm on the beach in Rio
> Please enjoy the beach and don't worry about things like people
> wondering if somehow the lack of answers impairs their learning.

Just wanted to clarify my comment here.

My original question was supposed to ask "Are there any observable
drawbacks of not providing answers to students?". I figured that it
was obvious that providing them wouldn't work because why do the work
if you've got that answers. In my case, I am interested in the answer
because we are starting a HTDP study group at work, and, we don't have
the answers. Since management was interested in "grading" the work
done by everyone, it did make me wonder what we would gain by having
the answers. Ultimately, since I am doing this "nights and weekends"
(in other words on my own initiative), I chose not to make the time to
grade homework (I think it would take too much time that I don't want
to give it). So *that* is what drove the question, but, I don't think
we, non-classroom-students, are necessarily alone in suspecting that
we aren't missing anything ; though the original poster comment made
me wonder what we *could* be missing.

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