Teaching science by seminar

Greenstein, George
May 1994
Physics Today;May94, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p69
Academic Journal
Opinion. Comments on the decline of student enrollment in science courses. Difficulties intrinsic to the traditional method of teaching science; Enforced passivity endemic to instruction in the sciences; Contrast with other courses; Argument for a good strategy; Advocacy of a different use for the seminar; Design of a junior-senior undergraduate seminar in astrophysics; Difficulties of this mode of instruction.


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