Peer instruction – interactive teaching in a large lecture class

I attended a webinar before Christmas that was hosted by Eric Mazur, a well-known Harvard physics professor. ¬†Setting aside how exciting it was to have a guest speaker talking live and taking questions from his office in the US, the subject of his talk was really fascinating. ¬†Mazur has developed a series of techniques that can change the way we teach and here he was discussing “peer instruction”.Read More »