Ditching the lecture for active learning

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The lecture class is a staple of college education. But research shows it can be an ineffective way to learn. A growing number of colleges and universities are building "active learning classrooms," which are designed to promote student interaction and to enhance their engagement. Proponents say these classrooms result in better grades and learning that sticks.

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