Are your lectures droning on? Change it up every 10 minutes with more active teaching techniques and more students will succeed, researchers say. A new study finds that undergraduate students in classes with traditional stand-and-deliver lectures are 1.5 times more likely to fail than students in classes that use more stimulating, so-called active learning methods.
In other news: Snow is cold. Rain is wet. Grass is green.
This is seriously a revelation to a lot of college professors. I was evaluating conference proposals, and one college professor seemed to think he had discovered the most amazing way of connecting with students, that he could have learned about at any time just by going to a local elementary school.