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Lecturing Doesn’t Work?

The NY Times reports today that, at M.I.T, the traditional freshman physics lecture class of 300 students or more is being replaced by hands-on learning in small groups. Money quote: The physics department has replaced the traditional large introductory lecture with … Continue reading

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Virtual Reality?: Is an Internet Class Really a Class?

A professor, in The Chronicle of Higher Education, sasses Internet class-taking: At the most basic level, to be a student has always meant actually dragging one’s exhausted body into class with readings in hand, being (more or less) awake, alert, … Continue reading

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