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Who Needs Lectures? Vermont Medical School Chooses Other Ways to Teach

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In a front page story, the Boston Globe gave feature treatment to the creative, groundbreaking teaching approach UVM is implementing in its medical school, the Robert M. Larner College of Medicine. The medical school is at the forefront of a national trend to eliminate lectures from the curriculum, replacing them with active learning classes that help students learn material more deeply and retain it. Read this story.