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Displaying all lectures given by: Eric Mazur


PIRSA:10120038  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
Stopping Time
Speaker(s): Eric Mazur
Abstract: Time is of philosophical interest as well as the subject of mathematical and scientific research. Even though it is a concept familiar to most, the passage of time remains one of the greatest enigmas of the universe. The philosopher Augustine once said: "What then is time? If no one asks me, I know ... read more
Date: 01/12/2010 - 7:00 pm

PIRSA:10110081  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
Confessions of a Converted Lecturer
Speaker(s): Eric Mazur
Abstract: I thought I was a good teacher until I discovered my students were just memorizing information rather than learning to understand the material. Who was to blame? The students? The material? I will explain how I came to the agonizing conclusion that the culprit was neither of these. It was my teachin... read more
Date: 30/11/2010 - 7:00 pm
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