From Eric Mazur’s ALTC2012 keynote: student brain activity during lectures is the same as during watching TV or sleeping!
Full slides available at ow.ly/dCwGL
Conclusion = make lectures INTERACTIVE! This also eliminates a gender gap response
#altc2012 – pedagogy is the key – collaborative and interactive – dealing with gender issues
2 minutes ago, Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
Now available: Here is a link to the ALT-C 2011 playlist on the ALT YouTube Channel