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Can Saygin, Ph.D.
Professor Mechanical Engineering
UT San Antonio
I am a strong believer of active learning.
I find it most effective when there is interaction on a frequent basis between me and students, as well as among students, in a controlled manner during class. Teaching, delivered in the form of a monolog, is wasted time in terms of learning effectiveness. Therefore, every time I find myself talking for more than 10 minutes straight without creating student interaction, I tell myself "Shut up and teach!"