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Don’t Lecture Me: Rethinking How College Students Learn

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Don’t Lecture Me: Rethinking How College Students Learn

http://mindshift.kqed.org/2012/02/dont-lecture-me-rethinking-how-college-students-learn-2/

At the star-studded Harvard Initiative on Learning and Teaching (HILT) event earlier this month, where professors gathered to discuss innovative strategies for learning and teaching, Harvard’s  professor Eric Mazur gave a talk on the benefits of practicing peer instruction in class, rather than the traditional lecture. The idea is getting traction. Here’s more about the practice.”

By Emily Hanford, American RadioWorks

It’s worth the read if you ever hated lecture after lecture and the sage on the stage.

Stephen

 

Posted on: February 29, 2012, 6:58 am Category: Uncategorized

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