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Cover Story - May 10, 2013

Flipping the university classroom

Stanford tests the power of stories and technology to boost learning

by Chris Kenrick

Despite an explosion in biomedical knowledge, the method of teaching medical students through lectures has changed little since the Wright brothers were tinkering at Kitty Hawk over a century ago, says Stanford University pediatric infectious disease specialist Charles Prober.

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Staff Writer Chris Kenrick can be emailed at ckenrick@paweekly.com.