My recent thoughts and practice in undergraduate teaching

undergraduate teaching

Thoughts and practice using science communication in college stage to cultivate scientific innovations


The educators over the world are practicing various approaches to facilitate students’ learning, to prepare these young people for jobs of the future. With the burst of massive web-accessible information, we shift our teaching focus to the usage of knowledge, especially on how to use scientific ...

Notes from An Addiction to Education at All Levels

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by Bruce Alberts, 2016

active, inquiry-based science learning

engaging with budding scientists

I learned that one should always make students struggle with a problem that was solved by a scientific discovery, coming up with their own possible answers, before telling them the answer that science provides. Classroom research with ...

From The Synapse: Abandon the Lecture Room

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How soon, unaccountable, I became tired and sick;
Till rising and gliding out, I wander’d off by myself,
… Walt Whitman 1865

Despite our current deep knowledge of how people learn, efforts to change up pedagogy have met with little success. Mostly, we continue to teach as we have taught for years

Each ...