Thursday, February 28, 2013
University of Texas at Austin, Student Activity Center (SAC) Ballroom South (Austin, TX)
Discussions of teaching -- even some publications -- abound with anecdotal evidence. Our intuition often supplants a systematic, scientific approach to finding out what works and what doesn't work. Yet, research is increasingly demonstrating that our gut feelings about teaching are often wrong. In this talk, Dr. Mazur will discuss how he uses classroom data to make decisions about how he teaches and to change how his students learn.