By "new" I mean you don't already have notes and slides from previous versions of the class.
I'm wondering, when you teach a new course, how many of your lessons you have planned out before the beginning of the semester. Not necessarily completely polished but a good set of slides and notes so that in the week before the class you're just tweaking things and looking it over.
I am going to err on the side of caution anyway since this is my first time, but I'm trying to get a sense of how much should be squared away before hand and how much should be more a matter of just making sure I stay a couple weeks ahead of the students.
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