CHE – Postdocs Can Be Trained to be More Effective than Senior Instructors


Trained but inexperienced postdoctoral students can teach a college class as well as or better than longtime professors who rely on lectures, if the postdocs learn to incorporate a method of teaching that relies on having students interact with the material they are learning through discussions and assignments synthesizing new and old information and experiences, according to a paper published this week in Science. 

See Chronicle of Higher Education article: CHE – Post docs can be trained to be May 12 2011

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