23 Dec Active Learning Research: Is the traditional lecture meeting the needs of connected learners?

“The trend toward active learning may overthrow the style of teaching that has ruled universities for 600 years" http://harvardmagazine.com/2012/03/twilight-of-the-lecture Harvard Professor Eric Mazur developed the peer instruction approach to learning after realising that, despite achieving outstanding test scores and doing well on textbook-style problems, his applied physics...

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