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Topic Teaching Tip(s): Courses in which students communicate about mathematics | Undergraduate seminar | Including oral communication in math classes | Encouraging audience engagement
In Scott Carnahan's Undergraduate Seminar at MIT, the students do the lecturing. To help students to learn from each other's lectures, Scott had each presenter write problems for the other students to solve together at the end of the presentation. Here, Scott discusses the successes and challenges of this strategy.
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This review was published on December 21, 2011