Block plan education finds new appeal among universities – The Globe and Mail

December 30, 2011

Block plan education finds new appeal among universities – The Globe and Mail.

 

A teaching strategy that offers Canadian university students consecutive intensive courses compressed into a few weeks is making inroads at smaller postsecondary schools across the country.

Traditionally, full-time university students take five courses simultaneously over a 15-week semester, attending two or three classes a week for each course. In the “block plan,” students take one course at a time for three-and-half weeks, which spreads out assignment due dates more evenly over the school year and avoids the dreaded end-of-term exam crunch…

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2 Responses to “Block plan education finds new appeal among universities – The Globe and Mail”

  1. Really informative article. Really Wonderful.

  2. Great outline. I love to read it Marcy

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