Big lectures ‘a thing of the past’, says Berkeley chancellor

From Times Higher Education: “The decision by the University of California, Berkeley to scrap plans to build a large new lecture theatre on campus following the pandemic-related shift to online teaching may influence other institutions to rethink traditional tuition methods, experts said. Carol Christ, Berkeley’s chancellor, said face-to-face instruction would continue to be an important part of education at the institution but added that…“Berkeley has lots of very big lecture courses, with more than 1,000 students. Those are working better online. Flipping the classroom, creating breakout experiences for students, is working better online,” she said…”

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