What approach could a teacher take if her students are wary of numbers and statistical analyses? Could an ecologist replicate fieldwork within the confines of a classroom? A recent research paper discusses the use of sweet, colourful candies as a teacher's aid for imparting mathematical reasoning and introducing the strategies of fieldwork.
To teach or to explore? Can good teaching and ingenious research co-exist? How does faculty perceive the two tasks at hand? With the help of existing literature and expert opinions we attempt to delve into the problem.
We interviewed three undergraduate educators; in this second instalment of a two part series, they share their vision of the future and the expectations from policy makers.
We interviewed three undergraduate educators; in this first instalment of a two part series, we explore their efforts on updating content and bringing career awareness.
Would learning be enhanced if errors were introduced in scientific diagrams? Students who explore and explain these errors seem to achieve a better understanding of the subject matter, suggests a new study.