Tomorrow’s College – Don’t Lecture Me

College students spend a lot of time listening to lectures. But research shows there are better ways to learn. And experts say students need to learn better because the 21st century economy demands more well-educated workers.

Lecturing was invented as a way to share information in a time before books were widely available. Now, there are better approaches.

The traditional college lecture has never been a good way to learn. This is the story of how some physics professors figured out the lecture wasn’t working.

In the past 30 years, scientists have discovered a lot about how people learn. But traditional universities are slow to change their ways. So a group of educators in Minnesota decided to build a brand new college.

Peer to Peer Learning

About Giorgio Bertini

Research Professor. Founder Director at Learning Change Project - Research on society, culture, art, neuroscience, cognition, critical thinking, intelligence, creativity, autopoiesis, self-organization, rhizomes, complexity, systems, networks, leadership, sustainability, thinkers, futures ++
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