Because the research tells me so

“Because the research tells me so”:
Best practices in facilitating peer instruction

As a follow-up to last month’s post, on research showing that peer discussion helps students learn I’d like to share a variety of the messages that are coming out of the research on clickers and peer instruction – with particularly…

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Classroom Management in Clicker-Enabled Courses

Classroom Management in Clicker-Enabled Courses

Classroom management? First, let me remind you of the classroom dynamic. I’m describing how I teach cases with clickers to large introductory biology classes. (For example, this spring I’m teaching a non-majors biology course to 149 students). I use clickers…

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