Technology at the service of pedagogy

Presentation Date: 

Friday, January 31, 2014


Exploring Educational Technologies for Mexico, Harvard University LASPAU (Cambridge, MA)
It has been suggested the lack of interaction in large lecture courses is to blame for the many problems facing these courses: declining enrollments, low attendance, poor evaluations, and disappointing retention. We offer a way of redesigning the classroom so interaction is introduced in many aspects of the course. This approach has shown to be effective by many instructors in a broad variety of environments. I will demonstrate some of the tools we have developed to foster this interaction.