In the swim
"After a few signals and lip-reading - 'Are you sure you want to see me?' and she mouthing a definite 'Yes' - I set the group a task that would keep them busy. I then opened the door to have my earlier impressions more than confirmed.
"'Can I come in?' she said. 'Are you sure?' I replied. "'Yes, you see my towel and clothes are in that locker over there.' "She proceeded to walk very slowly across the room and remove her clothes from a locker in the corner. The men present assumed that I had planned the event to gain higher evaluations. "
It was clearly a factor that Professor Sally Brown, the principal speaker, had not taken into account in her earlier talk on effective learning and teaching.