GFD Research Seminar

reserch seminar
, 4 4, 2016
16:00-17:30/KIBER 314/ Students and Faculty//

Opening Up the Doors of Science to Everyone

-  UTokyo Global Faculty Development Research Seminar -

The greater accessibility of scientific information to the average citizen via the Internet requires a shift in science teaching to include an emphasis on evaluating and using information from varied sources. Dr. Brickman will discuss how she developed a test to measure skills related to interpreting scientific information, and how she then redesigned her courses to provide opportunities for students to engage in scientific issues relevant to real-world situations. She will describe the methods she uses to enact this type of teaching in very large enrollment (>300 students) sections of university courses, and how her research has evaluated the success of students coordinating and co-laboring to complete assignments. Specifically, she has examined whether collaboration benefits all students across a range from the highest to the lowest abilities, how students perceive the benefits of collaboration, and if groups that collaborate better exhibit better learning.
We welcome you to participate in this seminar!
※ Note that this session may be recorded and shared online. Please let us know if you do not wish to be on camera.
Date Monday, April4, 2016  16:00-17:30
Place KIBER314 
(KIBER=Komaba International Building for Education and Research)
Eligibility Students and faculty
Capacity 50
Administration Free
Language English
Registration No reservation is needed

 

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