V02: Context for this video

The two stage midterm shown here is the second of three midterms in a first year general science course being taken by 300 students, EOSC 114, “Natural Disasters“. There are three 50-minute lectures per week in a 13 week term. Teaching is primarily lecture-based, but clickers and worksheets are used, as shown in the video clip V04: Large active class, 1st yr sci.

Therefore students are used to discussing during class either in pairs or small groups. Also, their final exam will be a two-stage test very similar to the one seen here, although there will be as many of 900 students taking the exam because there are several sections of this course.

2 responses to “V02: Context for this video

  1. Hello Cherie,
    The videos are all embedded within the page. If you can’t see it, maybe your browser doesn’t play Flash videos, or perhaps javascript is turned off.

    Can you see any other videos on this website? Can you see this video on someone else’s computer? Let me know if there are still problems fjones@eoas.ubc.ca.

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