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Rethinking the Way College Students Are Taught

Rethinking the Way College Students Are Taught | Active learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

"Lecturing was invented as a way to share information in a time before books were widely available. Now, there are better approaches.

 

Change is slow in the academy, and professors tend to be rewarded for focusing on their research, often at the expense of their teaching."

 

JK - A good example of 'teaching by questioning'. Strategies used by Harvard Prof Eric Mazur to ensure students really understand concepts. 

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The Problem with Lecturing

The Problem with Lecturing | Active learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The traditional college lecture has never been a good way to learn. This is the story of how some physics professors figured out the lecture wasn't working.

 

 

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