Use of research-based instructional strategies: how to avoid faculty quitting

  title={Use of research-based instructional strategies: how to avoid faculty quitting},
  author={Carl E. Wieman and Louis Deslauriers and Brett Hollis Gilley},
  journal={arXiv: Physics Education},
We have examined the teaching practices of faculty members who adopted research-based instructional strategies as part of the Carl Wieman Science Education Initiative (CWSEI) at the University of British Columbia. Of the 70 that adopted such strategies with the support of the CWSEI program, only one subsequently stopped using these strategies. This is a tiny fraction of the 33% stopping rate for physics faculty in general [Henderson, Dancy, and Niewiadomska-Bugaj, PRST-PER, 8, 020104 (2012… 

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