Higher Ed Heroes: How can we make those difficult or unpopular topics accessible and fun learning for students?
Mar 07, 2022Season 3Episode 7
Seb Kaempf and Al Stark
We have all been there: having to teach a topic which is either difficult to grasp or that we know is unpopular with students. How can make these topics accessible and bring them alive in a fun way to help students learn? Dr Suzanna Fay (The University of Queensland) faced these challenges when she first started teaching statistics and probability theory to social science students. Her solution: let her students learn by building these topics around the actor Denzel Washington.