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Indicting Article, Misleading Title

A study by a Nobel Prize-winning physicist, now a science adviser to President Barack Obama, suggests that how you teach is more important than who does the teaching. AP

This is the main idea, but the title (Study: Interactive Tools Matter More Than Teaching Methods) is definitely misleading.

The study compared just two sections of physics classes for just one week, but Wieman said the technique would work for other sciences as well, and even for history.

Clearly, not enough time.

The technology enabled a large (250-student) class to interact with the professor with rapid, iterative breakout group discussions and quick little quizzes for comphrehension checks. The entire article can be found here. Thanks to (@dmlcentral) for finding it for me.