Creating 'Massively Better Classrooms' could make Flint an education destination

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Friday, February 28, 2014

“Teaching naked” is the term coined by the speaker, Dr. Jose Bowen, in his book, Teaching Naked: How moving technology out of your college classroom will improve student learning.

Dr. Bowen is dean of the Meadows School for the Arts at Southern Methodist University with teaching credentials at Stanford and Georgetown University, among others. He is a pioneer in using technology to provoke enhanced learning.

Dr. Bowen suggests that when technology is moved outside the classroom and used to prepare students for classroom interaction, then analytical activities can be the focus of class time. His goal is for students to interact, discuss, reflect and engage. The result, he says, is a "Massively Better Classroom," or MBC.

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