A Morning with Mazur: Confessions of a Converted Lecturer
Eric Mazur, Balkanski Professor of Physics and Applied Physics at Harvard University, author of Peer Instruction: A User’s Manual, and winner of the inaugural Minerva Award will visit Purdue on April 10, 2015 more information.
CIE outlines $2.3 million DOE grant to study active learning at Purdue
The Center for Instructional Excellence is conducting a four-year study of why active-learning strategies help student retention, success, and completion rates, with a $2.3 million-grant to Purdue from the U.S. Department of Education.The grant is through the DOE's First in the World Program, which seeks to improve postsecondary educational persistence and completion, as part of President Obama’s 2020 goal to have the highest share of college graduates in the world. If you are interested in the possibility of participating in this grant with one of your courses at Purdue, please contact the PI, Dr. Chantal Levesque-Bristol at firstname.lastname@example.org. Read more.