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Nov 25, 2013
Based on his experience teaching massive open online course (MOOC) versions of his class, Dan Boneh wanted to modify his approach to teaching the on-campus course to make class content more self-contained.
Oct 25, 2013
Kristin Sainani wanted to provide public students with a foundational understanding of probability and statistics as well as to teach students the critical thinking skills they would need to evaluate statistics in medical studies and analyze data.
Oct 22, 2013
In Jennifer Summit's English 103H course, learning follows from asking the right questions and a syllabus that energizes the whole class.
Sep 10, 2013
The flipped structure is ideal for students learning to write in the sciences: quizzes and editing exercises outside the classroom, on-the-spot writing and editing inside it.
Sep 10, 2013
Maya Adams increased student engagement by using stories and case studies to make material relevant to students on a personal level.
Sep 9, 2013
Profs. Berman and Zoback aim for students to understand the complexity of global issues and sustainability through readings and discussion
Sep 9, 2013
Students employ a method called “backward learning” in which the prospective teachers (the students in the class) decide what they would want their students to know by the end of the class, and work backward from that goal to create a lesson plan.
Aug 4, 2013
Cyert and Stearns decided to give up exposure to many different lab techniques. Since most students were pre-med, they chose a project related to cancer, which the students would find relevant.
Jun 12, 2013
Faced with twin challenges of combining teaching with research and restructuring a lecture course, Prof. Tadashi Fukami solved them in a rewarding and prizewinning way.


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