Objects in the category of feedback
Hey all! So I hope you enjoyed (and got something out of) the last two lectures -- on category theory & (most of) the categorical semantics of the lambda calculus. Y'all were kinda guinea pigs: this is unlike how category theory has been taught in HfT previously (and the first time categorical semantics of lambda calculus has been taught in HfT), but I wanted to try it out. So do me a huge favor and let me know what you thought! Feedback is anonymous, so please be candid as possible.
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Had you ever seen or studied any category theory before?
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How well do you you feel you understand each of these topics/concepts, after the lectures?
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What a category is
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Diagrams and Universal Properties
Terminal Objects
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Lambda calculus types and terms-in-context
Interpreting lambda calculus in a category
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What a category is
Isomorphisms
Diagrams and Universal Properties
Terminal Objects
Products
Lambda calculus types and terms-in-context
Interpreting lambda calculus in a category
[If needed] Any comments/notes about your answer to the previous question
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Is there anything from either lecture which you felt like we went over too fast or which didn't get explained well enough (i.e. if I gave this lecture again in the future, what should I spend MORE time on)?
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Is there anything from either lecture which you felt like was unnecessary or which too much time was spent on (i.e. if I gave this lecture again in the future, what should I spend LESS time on)?
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Were the lecture slides (first lecture) or writing on the board (second lecture) more helpful/understandable?
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How interested are you in possibly learning more category theory in the future, based on what you've seen?
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[Optional] What made you answer the previous question in the way you did?
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Any other comments or suggestions about how to improve how we teach category theory in Hype for Types?
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