Confessions of a Converted Lecturer

Thursday, 19 December, 2013 - 14:00 to 17:30

Speaker:   Professor Eric Mazur, Balkanski Professor of Physics and Applied Physics, Harvard University

Format: Seminar

In this seminar, a presentation followed by a short workshop with renowned Harvard professor, peer instruction advocate and practitioner, Eric Mazur.

In this presentation, the presenter has showed how he has adjusted his approach to teaching and how it has improved his students' performance significantly.

In the following workshop, participants learnt about Peer Instruction, serve as the "class" in which Peer Instruction is demonstrated, discussed several models for implementing the technique into the classroom, and learnt about available teaching resources.

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