Share Paper: Making campus education flexible - Adapting to student needs

  1. Gunnar Wettergren, Stockholm University, Department of Computer and Systems Sciences, Sweden
  2. Henrik Hansson, Stockholm University, Sweden
Tuesday, March 8 1:30 PM-2:00 PM Oaklands

Abstract: The number of students that attend higher education is increasing (10.6%increase in Sweden), students are getting older, and have a different social situation than before. This changes the way universities should deliver education to its students. We currently use a very university centered approach that ignores the needs of the students, this must change to a more student centered delivery model. We believe that we must move into a form of flexible learning that allows students to be in control of their lives. In this article we explain such a model, the rational, how we rebuilt our lectures halls to ...