The 100,000-studentclassroomBy Peter NorvigOn Feb 2012http://www.ted.com/talks/peter_norvig_the_100_000_student_classroom.html
An attempt class in 14th century≒class now in the aspect of technique ↓Sebastian Thrun, and the author thought there must be a better way. ↓ An online class in the world for free
Announcement Announcement ↓160,000 students from 209 countries
outline Show students videos Shorter is better ↓Length:2minutes and sometimes shorter Never more 6 minutes
outline One-on-on tutoring is the best by Benjamin Bloom ↓ Pause for a quiz question ↓ Make it feel like one-on-one tutoringOpen ended question←not one answer
outline Can watch the videos any time ↓ “I’ll watch tomorrow…” ↓ Never watch ↓ Set deadline “you can watch this video during this week.” ↓ This motivated the students keeping going ↓finally…Over 20,000 students finished all the homework
Result Important thing in class: not only informationbut also motivation and determination Most interesting: Data of this attempt Students will change.
quotation“Peers can be the best teachers, becausetheyre the ones that remember what its liketo not understand.”