Teaching

A Solution for Bad Teaching

The New York Times: IT’S no secret that tenured professors cause problems in universities. Some choose to rest on their laurels, allowing their productivity to dwindle. Others develop tunnel vision about research, inflicting misery on students who suffer through their classes. Despite these costs, tenure may be a necessary evil More

Developing Interactive Tools for Teaching Statistics to Psychology Students

Of the many types of new technological tools available for teaching statistics, which ones will actually help students learn? Research suggests students will receive the greatest benefit only if the tools include structured interactions that encourage learning through discovery. The recently developed pencast and apps for iPhones and iPads are More