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12 Step Program for Lectureholics

The best lecturers produce the same level of student information-retention as the worst engaged classroom instruction. Neil Davidson shared the research that supports this claim in his presentation “Breaking the Cycle of Teaching the Way You Were Taught.”   Consider your own worst lecture experience from your past. Did you have a professor who read from … Continue reading →

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Engaged Teaching Practices and Validation at Lilly Conference

Learning new ideas was pretty exciting.  Perhaps even better, though was to learn that, based on evidence, the pedagogy you were already employing had been identified as the best practice.   Lilly conference attendees are chattier than most conference goers I’ve encountered.  Sitting at a table for lunch, you quickly start sharing notes on your … Continue reading →

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