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In their lively and entertaining weekly discussion of issues related to higher education, KUT’s Jennifer Stayton and Southwestern University President Dr. Ed Burger explore the topics of higher education, lifelong learning, and exercising the brain. Ed and Jennifer practice what they preach, too, by introducing math puzzlers and brain teasers to keep listeners on their toes.

Higher Ed: Pedagogy and Puzzles

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Southwestern University President Dr. Ed Burger is obviously a pretty busy guy. But he does make time to teach a class each year. This fall, he's teaching a class that's centered on puzzles. Puzzlers. Teasers. Questions that really make students grapple for the solution. Why a class focused on that? In this week's episode of KUT's podcast Higher Ed, KUT's Jennifer Stayton and Dr. Ed Burger puzzle over the value of puzzles to learning.

Puzzlers are more than fun and games; hear Ed argue for the utility of brain teasers in expanding and enhancing learning. Speaking of puzzlers... it's time for a new one. Click here for this week's new puzzler involving money and math.

This episode was recorded on September 30, 2015.

For all of the Higher Ed episodes, you can subscribe to the podcast on itunes here!