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From the useful Kurzweil AI daily newsletter…

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At M.I.T., Large Lectures Are Going
the Way of the Blackboard
New York Times Jan. 12, 2009
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In several leading universities, physicists have been pioneering teaching methods drawn from research
showing that most students learn fundamental concepts more successfully, and are better able to
apply them, through interactive, collaborative, student-centered learning. At MIT, students meet in
high-tech classrooms, where about 80 students…
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Written by ryanlanham

January 13, 2009 at 9:17 pm

Posted in Efficiencies

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