Cooking for the buffet - Individualizing course content to improve learning. NCAT Redesign Alliance Annual Conference Orlando March 19, 2007 Dennis Pearl The Ohio State University. Goal: successful student choice.
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Cooking for the buffet - Individualizing course content to improve learning
NCAT Redesign Alliance Annual Conference
March 19, 2007
The Ohio State University
“This is not Burger KingTM, You don’t get it your way. You take it our way or you don’t get the damn thing.”
- sign in Mary Smith’s diner in Pickerington, Ohio
- A Las Vegas buffet
Problem solving may be replaced by out-of-class problem solving coupled with on-line mastery quizzing.
Note: class-to-class variability during 2002-2005 under the buffet model has been ≈ 1.5%
Note: fewer course repetitions means enrollment no longer includes 240 students per year who would be taking the course for the second or third time.