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Grant Will Allow Purdue To Study, Improve Active Learning Techniques

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Purdue has spent the last few years transforming more than 100 classes from the traditional lecture/note taking format to one that is more collaborative.

University officials say they already know the Active Learning model improves student retention, success and completion rates.

But a $2.3-million dollar grant from the U.S. Department of Education will fund a scientific study to show why the strategy is successful.

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