Archives for December 2001

First-year physics course being transformed through experiment

“A new course in introductory physics this term promises to affect the freshman experience of almost every student who enters 77 Massachusetts Ave. in the next decade or so….”

Denise Brehm, MIT News Office, Tech Talk, December 19, 2001

Original Link: http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/tt/2001/dec19/physics.html (No longer active)

New classrooms offer high-tech education in physics, mechanical engineering

“Three newly renovated classrooms are making it possible for faculty to teach classic courses in modern ways, using high-tech communications equipment, desktop experiments and even innovative seating arrangements to encourage students both here and abroad to take more active roles in the learning process….”

Denise Brehm, MIT News Office, Tech Talk, December 12, 2001

Original Link: http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/tt/2001/dec12/classroom.html (No longer active)