Teaching Forum Vol 5:1 Fall 2002 Newsletter
Using Technology to Engage Student Learning
- Highlights from a Conversation with Eric Mazur
Eric Mazur of Harvard University, this year’s Department of Physics and Astronomy Forman Lecturer, spoke about teaching philosophies and the role technology plays in his physics courses as a luncheon hosted by the CFT during his visit to Vanderbilt. This article contains selected excerpts from those remarks.
- Notes from the CFT Library: Books on Teaching Online
Editor Derek Bruff reviews three books on the tools and theory of teaching online.
- From the Student’s View: Laptops In (and Outside) the Classroom
In this column, students at the Owen Graduate School of Management and the School of Engineering discuss how the use of computer laptops has affected them both in and outside the classroom.
- The Teaching Exchange: Technology and Challenge-Based Learning
Two faculty members associated with the VaNTH Engineering Research Center, Duco Jansen and Stacy Klein, discuss how their teaching has changed as a result of their exposure to VaNTH’s research into bioengineering educational technologies.
- Services of the CFT: Teaching with Technology Mini-Grants
This article describes the CFT’s teaching with technology mini-grant program and features comments by a past mini-grant recipient, Gregory Barz of the Blair School of Music, about how his teaching has changed as a result of use of new technologies.