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Eric Mazur: Peer Instruction

Eric Mazur: Peer Instruction
We are very fortunate to be hosting Harvard’s Professor Eric Mazur at PolyU on Thursday 1st August. Eric is a physicist but is also well know for his work on interactive teaching. He will present three sessions on Thursday including his famousĀ  “Confessions of a Converted Lecturer.” Presentation Zen gives an overview of Eric’s educational work and links to his...

eLearning at the RS Retreat

eLearning at the RS Retreat
E-learning was the focus at the recent Department of Rehabilitation Sciences Retreat in Discovery Bay. The day was most productive with RS staff showing much enthusiasm for advancing their use of e-learning in various presentations. A particularly interesting discussion took place with Clinical Assistants and Instructors from Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy. This looked at the...

Flipped Classroom

Flipped Classroom
Everybody’s talking about ‘Flipping’ lately. Want to find out more? Check out this link from the University of Texas at Austin. It gives nice clear explanations about the ‘what’, ‘why’ and ‘how’.  

Build a School in the Cloud

Build a School in the Cloud
TED Talks 2013 TED Prize Winner Sugata Mitra provides a thought provoking look at teaching, learning, creativity and a wish for Self Organized Learning...

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