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Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum: Teaching in Active Learning Classrooms

LeeAnn class

On February 9, Dr. LeAnn Dourte of Bioengineering and Professor Paul Heiney of Physics led an Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum on Teaching in Active-learning Classrooms. Dourte and Heiney shared their experiences teaching highly active classes in recent semesters, classes in which they replaced much of the lecture time with highly structured group activities. The group discussed reasons for designing a class around active learning, strategies for Structured Active In-class Learning  and the impact such teaching could have on students.

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