February 10, 2014
Dissecting the Classroom
Brett Beadle for The Chronicle
Vancouver, British Columbia
Brett H. Gilley took a seat in the back of the lecture hall and laid the tools of his trade in front of him.
The first was a gridded sheet of paper, on which Mr. Gilley, a science teaching-and-learning fellow here at the University of British Columbia, wrote the course’s name. The other was the stopwatch on his cellphone, which he started.
About 100 students took their seats. Mr. Gilley had come to analyze Stuart E. Sutherland’s