Articles by: mmahavon

Flipped Classrooms and Second Language Acquisition

Alejandra Castellanos, Department of Spanish and Portuguese Tell me and I will forget; teach me and I will remember; involve me and I will learn Chinese proverb At the end of a first week in intermediate Spanish, a student emailed me complaining that she wasn’t learning. My teaching style, using […]

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Redefining the Purpose of Education in the Information Age

Prince Paa-Kwesi Heto, Department of Political Science How is the technological revolution changing the world of education and the art of teaching? The easy access to information due to the Internet and changing hiring practices are transforming education in fundamental ways, which makes student-centered pedagogies a must, not a choice. […]

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Pair-Programming: Is It Effective for Learning?

Saehanseul Yi, Department of Computer Science Pair-Programming in Classrooms Pair-programming is a programming paradigm where two or more programmers share a single computer. Lindvall et al. show that pair-programming is effective in professional fields because programmers are able to share knowledge with each other [1]. Therefore, pair-programming [2] is being […]

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