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New Direction in Teaching Computer Science Emphasizes Activity, Interaction, Critique
February 23, 2009
Contrary to the words of a popular song, there is such a thing as the real world. Computer science faculty at Washington University in St. Louis are exposing their undergraduate students to learning in ways that prepare them for interaction in the real work place. It's not about "staying between the lines," though but more about getting out of your seat, moving around and interacting with your classmates. It's called active learning.
Washington University in St. Louis
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