9 May 2012, 3-4 p.m. Special guest lecture at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences (Bernouilliborg 105) by Eric Mazur, Balkanski Professor of Physics and Applied Physics at Harvard University.
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Abstract: I thought I was a good teacher until I discovered my students were just memorizing information rather than learning to understand the material. Who was to blame? The students? The material? I will explain how I came to the agonizing conclusion that the culprit was neither of these. It was my teaching that caused students to fail! I will show how I have adjusted my approach to teaching and how it has improved my students' performance significantly
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