Want to make college science faculty really nervous? Tell them to stop lecturing and start telling stories, instead.

That’s the advice that science faculty hear when they participate in one of the “Case Studies in Science” workshops at the University at Buffalo, directed by Clyde (Kipp) Herreid, Ph.D., SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences. “It’s quite a challenge and some of the professors get very nervous,” admits Herreid.

 


Comments


View Comments / Leave a Comment

This post currently has 0 comments.
You can read the comments or leave your own thoughts.


    Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 14 Jun 2004
    Published on PsychCentral.com. All rights reserved.

APA Reference
Grohol, J. (2004). More Faculty ‘Kick the Lecture Habit’ in Favor of Case Studies Method. Psych Central. Retrieved on September 16, 2014, from http://psychcentral.com/blog/archives/2004/06/14/more-faculty-kick-the-lecture-habit-in-favor-of-case-studies-method/

 

Recent Comments
  • Abby Gardiner: As well stated in the article, different strategies will be necessary for different kids. I found that...
  • April: I found this article refreshing. It not only addressed some of the issues of having ADHD as a woman, but also...
  • John M. Grohol, Psy.D.: I’m no lawyer, but this seems that, at least for those who paid for their memberships,...
  • mel young: How are u going?i have been investigating odd for the last 6 years! My daughter is very difficult to deal...
  • One more: The legacy of suicide is much more than this. Ernest Hemmingway’s suicide involved 6 or 7 other...
Subscribe to Our Weekly Newsletter


Find a Therapist
Enter ZIP or postal code