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Eric Mazur’s Lecture: The Tyranny of the Lecture

Friday, June 28th, 2013

On May 6th, I was very fortunate to attend a public lecture hosted by the UBC Centre of Teaching Learning and Technology. This public lecture “The Tyranny of the Lecture”  featured a Harvard Professor Eric Mazur who for the last thirty years pioneers various interactive engagement pedagogies and developed the technologies that can enable them. […]

With or Without Technology: But Student Engagement is the Key

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

I happen to stumble upon this video clip and it made me think of how we teach our students. What do we do to engage them or do we still rely on all this information transmission method that doesn’t engage our students to think independently. While you might argue that this is comedy, for many […]

An Online Course about Technology-Enabled Math and Science Learning

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

I am currently teaching a graduate online course that explores how students learn mathematics and science with technology and how we can design more effective learning environments to support students. I do not want to tell much about this course, but here are a few projects designed by the students. I found them very powerful. […]

CSSE Conference 2013

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

Canadian Society for the Studies of Education (CSSE) met in Victoria at the beginning of June 2013. This is THE Canadian organization that  brings together all of us who are involved in research on education. I belong to a number of subgroups of CSSE, such as Technology in Teacher Education, Science Education Research Group and […]

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