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Exploratory Software Testing by James A. Whittaker

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Appendix B. A Selection of JW’s Professorial “Blog”

“Those who can do, those who can’t teach.”

George Bernard Shaw

Teach Me Something

As a long time teacher, I’ve come to appreciate the above quote from the Irish playwright and Nobel laureate. However, I would add that no matter what practical experience you may have, you never really know a subject until you have to teach it. There are so many nuances to engineering endeavors that we don’t think about except at an intuitive level. Having to explain those nuances to someone else is a lot harder than it sounds.

I teach all the time, but my ten-year professorial career is the time in which I taught the most. Every day I was either teaching or preparing my course materials. ...

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