Twilight of the Lecture

Great reading and insights about the changing role of the lecture at Universities by Harvard physics professor, Eric Mazur, “Twilight of the Lecture“.  One of my favorite quotes, “He asserts that he is “far more interested in learning than teaching,” and envisions a shift from “teaching” to “helping students learn.” The focus moves away from the lectern and toward the physical and imaginative activity of each student in class.”

I have argued similar things about the origins of lectures and how they must be modified for learners today: “The Lecture: A Technology 562 Years Past Its Prime” and “Moving Beyond the Lecture.

About Taylor Halverson

I love learning. I love connecting. I love interdisciplinarity.
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