How much do students learn using the traditional lecture approach? Not much, as it turns out. Yet, why do we, STEM faculty, keep using lecture as the primary pedagogical tool? Here's an excellent article by Carl Wieman, a physics Nobel laureate, on the need for faculty to pay more attention to advances in learning research.
Lecture Vs. Student-Centered Learning
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