The classroom of the future, here today

Rather than rows of desks at the Allsopp Learning Lab at the Edwards School of Business, students sit in clusters around screens.

The system encourages BYOD – bring your own device – so that students can mirror their own laptops, tablets and phones onto the screens to show their work and ideas.

"It's a different type of teaching," Vince Bruni-Bossio, director of the experiential learning initiative, told the Globe and Mail. "We're no longer standing around and delivering a lecture. It's more of an experiential exercise where students are actually doing things."

The technology-heavy classroom is designed to encourage networking internally between students and professors, as well as externally with businesses throughout the province.

Read more at the Globe and Mail.

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