Study examines when teachers go off-script as a teaching tool

Instructor stands in the front of a large lecture hall
San Francisco State University Professor of Biology Kimberly Tanner in the classroom

Think about a teacher you had who you still remember, someone whose teaching style or personality made their lessons more interesting and more accessible. What if it was possible to measure that rapport? A new study, led by San Francisco State University Professor of Biology Kimberly Tanner and featuring 37 SF State faculty members, students and staff as coauthors, shows that it is possible — and that this factor may be crucial to the learning process. 

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