Conventional teaching all too often accepts memorization and pattern recognition as true learning.  Both students and teachers can mistake this for subject mastery.

To gain a rigorous understanding one needs to recognize, work with, & apply empirical data and abstract concepts to real-life scenarios.

Through our virtuallaboratory and SocraticChat projects our goal was to help students recognize, confront, correct, and expand their understanding of scientific ideas and techniques: cyberlearning video

Please be patient, we are working (slowly) to determine whether we can rescue the original SWF files!


In loving memory of Spencer I. Browne (1949-2005), who made it possible for us to explore this dream.

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(working on transforming beSocratic into a nonprofit entity - stay tuned).


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