This Just In: Lectures Ineffective

June 10, 2011

“A more interactive, discussion- and quiz-based style of university teaching brings dramatic benefits to science learning, according to a new study.”

Oh really?  I think we knew that — and have known it for years — at Earlham and dozens of other highly effective, science strong colleges of liberal arts and sciences. It’s larger universities that appear slow to learn that.

Read all about the ‘new’ finding here.  Read the research paper on which it is based here.

About Doug Bennett

Doug Bennett is Emeritus President and Professor of Politics at Earlham College. He has a wife, Ellen, and two sons, Tommy (born 1984) and Robbie (born 2003).
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