Call top-down teaching the kind of teaching where we you start from theory and abstraction and work your way down to application. I’m not going to take a top-down approach in this class.
Call bottom-up teaching the kind of teaching where you start with practical realizations and generalize up. This will be my approach to this class. Instead of giving you a topical outline, I’ll outline the games/scenes that we’ll likely use to structure our semester.
The plan for homework is that you will have two weeks for each assignment, with our lab serving as dedicated group work time. The assignments are tentatively: