Merriam-Webster’s free online dictionary notes, under ‘respect’, that there is a distinction between ‘respectively’ and ‘respectfully’, but fails to note the distinction between ‘respected’ and ‘respectively’, the former being used, illiterately – even in documents in academia – where the latter is called for.
keywords: errors and omissions, usage
having seniority: being the AARPist tool in the shed
keywords: age, aging
1. relevant, high-volume, content
2 little content, with lots of window-dressing
1. generous financing is done
2. no financing is done
Sit-and-get can be hard to take.
keywords: professional development, education
1. It may happen that the pre-test is knowledge-based, but the post-test is application-based, which is a more challenging test. Therefore, those being exempted from portions of the curriculum might find themselves in a bind when they attempt the post-test.
2. Since the pre-test enables a student to be exempted from portions of the curriculum, special care (against, for example, cheating via text-messaging) needs to be taken to insure its integrity.
keywords: education, training, instruction
If we take a one-dimensional pyramid to be a line segment, with the line segment being the base and the height always being unity, then we have the following pattern:
the volume of an n-dimensional pyramid is (1/n)(base)(height), for n = 1, 2, 3 (a 2-dimensional pyramid being a triangle).
keywords: Mathematics, Geometry