Ives Araujo

Turning Up Learning in Brazil, at Turning Technology User Conference: Aarhus, Denmark, Aarhus University (Aarhus, Denmark), Tuesday, June 19, 2012:
Peer Instruction (PI) is a teaching method that leverages the power of cutting-edge learning technologies, such as clickers, to transform learning. The centerpiece of Peer Instruction is the ConcepTest, a short interactive question that helps uncover student misconceptions. “Turn to your neighbor” is the classic catch-phrase of PI methodology, whereby teachers encourage students to think about a question, vote on their answer, and then turn to their neighbor to engage, rather than sitting passively in a lecture. In this presentation, we examine two big, open questions frequently posed by... Read more about Turning Up Learning in Brazil