iEARN Founder is Peter Copen, who often send us interesting newspaper articles. This is one of them recently up on iEARN program forum.
I would like to share with you. Please take short time for this article, and if you want to feedback, you can go to iEARN forums:
Research that supports collaborative, interactive, student-centered learning...like iEARN!
Peter Copen - 08:35am Jan 13, 2009 EDT
In today's, NY Times:
A quote from the article:
M.I.T. is not alone. Other universities are changing their ways, among them Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, North Carolina State University, the University of Maryland, the University of Colorado at Boulder an d Harvard. In these institutions, physicists have been pioneering teaching methods drawn from research showing that most students learn fundamental concepts more successfully, and are better able to apply them, through interactive, collaborative, student-centered learning.