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TEDxOttawa - Jim Davies - Don't Waste Student Work

Shot by: http://www.gpixstudios.comJim Davies"Don't Waste Student Work"In this TEDxOttawa talk, Dr. Jim Davies describes how to make studentassignments more meaningful and productive by having students creatematerial for education and scholarly research. He describes foursuccessfully deployed initiatives in this inspiring and important talkthat could have great ramifications for education.Jim Davies ( [email protected] ) is an associate professor at CarletonUniversity's Institute of Cognitive Science. He investigatescomputational analogy, visual imagination, and creativity as theprincipal investigator of the Science of Imagination Laboratory.In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local,self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-likeexperience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combineto spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local,self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independentlyorganized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance forthe TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.*(*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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