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The University of Minnesota’s Foundations of Biology class
The University of Minnesota’s Foundations of Biology class is an Active Learning Classroom. The professor, David Matthes, doesn't lecture. Students watch and read materials on their own, then come to class to work in teams, each with roles they'll rotate through throughout the semester.
Stephen Smith | APM Reports file

Two new documentary podcasts on higher education from APM Reports: "How Colleges are Mishandling Racial Tensions on Campus," by John Hernandez and "Ditching the Lecture for Active Learning," by Stephen Smith.

Sept. 12, 2019: How colleges are mishandling racial tensions on campus

As administrators navigate issues of inclusion and free speech, students of color have been left to find their own way.

Sept. 19, 2019: Ditching the lecture for active learning

There's a growing movement at colleges and universities to create classrooms where students take the lead.