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Teaching & Learning Webinar Series

This series of webinars presents general topics in statistics education.
They are usually held on the second Tuesday of each month at 2:00pm Eastern time.
Hosted by Jackie Miller, The Ohio State University.


CAUSE webinars are made possible by generous contributions from:

Freeman Publishing

JMP® software from SAS

Minitab Inc.

Pearson Higher Education



"Cooking for the Buffet - individualizing course content to improve learning"
with Dennis K. Pearl, The Ohio State University

2:00 to 2:30 pm Eastern time, January 8th, 2008

This presentation will describe the "Buffet" method for teaching multi-section courses. In this method, students are offered a choice of content delivery strategies designed to match different individual learning styles. The choice is exercised through an on-line "contract" entered into by students at the beginning of the term. The webinar will describe our experiences with the buffet strategy at Ohio State and discuss how key elements of the strategy can also be adapted to smaller classes to improve student learning.