University Lectures too Boring

The Times are today reporting that many lectures at leading universities are failing to adapt their teaching methods to adapt to the digital age.

The incoming chair of the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference of leading private schools, Chris King, told the newspaper, “Pupils have changed. The way they are taught and the way they have learnt has changed.

“There is no good bemoaning the fact that children of today don't sit down, quietly absorb what the teacher says and write copious notes which they then revise from: they learn in different ways and have different expectations of the teachers.”

 

 

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