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Anyone Still Listening? Educators Consider Killing the Lecture

Anyone Still Listening? Educators Consider Killing the Lecture

| July 19, 2013 | 23 Comments

Though some teachers are still adamantly holding onto traditional formal lectures, many others are considering whether this is an ineffective and outdated model that no longer works in the information age.

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Don’t Lecture Me: Rethinking How College Students Learn

Don’t Lecture Me: Rethinking How College Students Learn

| February 20, 2012 | 20 Comments

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 […]

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