Transformative Teaching in Atomics & Optical Physics

8.421
  • Physics (Course 8)

Faculty/Instructor: 

Wolfgang Ketterle

Digital Innovations & Tools: 

  • Blended Learning & Flipped Classroom

Prof. Ketterle had his residential MIT students watch the video lectures from his MOOC as preparation before class. This dramatically changed the dynamics in his classroom, allowing Ketterle to engage in a series of surprisingly deep conversations with his class -- the most interactive he’d ever experienced.