This Forbes news article focuses on the work of Natasha Holmes, Ann S. Bowers Assistant Professor of Physics, and her efforts to innovate student learning.
“This approach has long-term positive effects. Students are not only more engaged; their lab notebooks show a deeper understanding of scientific methodology, and, after an initial training period each semester, most continue to employ critical thinking skills without prompts,” the article says. “Or take Al-Shamari, again. He’s left the community college and now studying engineering and physics at UC-Irvine.”