Some of our faculty discuss the role of clearly presented visual material for student learning.
Illustrating Lectures (Flash Video 14.1MB Sep2 09) (3:45 min)
Matt explains how he uses different work spaces in his presentation of classroom material, including the benefits and disadvantages of different technologies.
Using Visuals to make the Abstract Concrete: The Role of Technology (Flash Video 18.2MB Mar26 09) (4:47 min)
Clara talks about how she uses classroom technology to enhance the learning in class, and how big themes get pulled together through the organization of the course.
Developing the Physics Instinct (Flash Video 9.7MB Mar27 09) (2:33 min)
Arjendu articulates the need for students to be able to "see" abstract mathematical forms that correspond to physical phenomena in order to fully understand the principles of physics.
Seeing Physics (Flash Video 8.9MB Mar30 09) (2:22 min)
Arjendu reiterates the need for students to be able to visualize physical phenomena as expressed by abstract forces and concepts.