'Studio' Classrooms

Rensselaer uses computers to replace large lectures in introductory courses

March 31, 1995 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

Troy, New York -- Jack M. Wilson makes an unscheduled stop as he crosses the campus of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He wants to demonstrate the wrong way to use computers in the classroom.

He ducks into the rear of a half-empty lecture hall...

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