Active Learning at Scale

July 30, 2018

Active Learning at Scale

With one of the top rated engineering programs in the U.S., Texas A&M University plans to increase its engineering student population by more than a third, to 25,000, by 2025. Half of this growth is expected to come through improved student retention, the result of the college’s strategy to “transform engineering education.”

The centerpiece of this effort is the new 525,000 sq. ft. Zachry Engineering Education Complex, which avoids traditional classroom and lecture hall approaches and instead features large, active learning classrooms and furniture that fully integrate technology.

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