IPR News

StateImpact Indiana: Interactive Classes

by IPR News

November 28, 2011

College has essentially used the same format for hundreds of years – a professor lectures and students listen.  But facing growing pressure from the state to get more students through college on time, some Purdue University educators have decided the stodgy college lecture needs a makeover.  Nearly three thousand students have signed up for a handful of courses that have been revamped to be more interactive.  StateImpact Indiana’s Kyle Stokes decided to attend one of them.

Stokes — Interactive Classes

StateImpact Indiana is a collaboration between NPR and your Indiana Public Broadcasting stations.