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Events on Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Physics Education Innovation Seminar
Active Learning in Large Enrollment Classes: Literature Review
Time: 11:00 am
Place: 5310 Chamberlin Hall
Speaker: Peter Timbie, UW Madison - Physics
Abstract: The Department has been asked to participate in UW's REACH (REdesign for ACtive learning in High-enrollment courses) program.
I will review a few classic papers about active learning, including:

"Improved Learning in a Large-Enrollment Physics Class"
Science 332, 862 (2011)
Louis Deslauriers, Ellen Schelew, and Carl Wieman, and

"Large-scale comparison of science teaching methods sends clear message"
PNAS 111(23)8319 (2014)
Carl Wieman

Host: Duncan Carlsmith
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