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UW Professors Ask: Are Lectures Racist?

Sep 21, 2015

Ross Reynolds speaks with University of Washington biology lecturer Scott Freeman about how the traditional college instructional style -- think large halls with lots of students -- isn't the best method for teaching students.

He and others tried something different by including more interaction.  All the students did better with the changes, but women, minorities and low-income people particularly improved in the interactive environment. It's also been verified in subsequent research.