Episode 43

Pioneering new ways of learning by experience

Published on: 17th October, 2021

AUB professor of chemistry Bilal Kaafarani describes how in his 18 years at AUB he has pioneered new means of “transformative education” that allow students to learn by engaging in activities beyond the classroom. He explains the benefits and power of “experiential learning” opportunities by which undergraduate students partner with alumni, professors, successful professionals, and other students, including in open chemistry competitions, that link teaching with students’ real life experiences.

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Professors at Work
Rami G. Khouri interviews AUB scholars about how their research findings clarify our world's mechanics and mysteries.