Singapore university students create their own course of study
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Spotted: A pilot programme at the National University of Singapore will allow students to create their own course modules for part of their curriculum. Students can pursue subjects of interest, which aren't offered by the university. They can suggest how this coursework should be taught, by whom, and when and where they will take place. Students must organise themselves into groups of 10 or more, and get approval from faculty. The modules don't count towards students' grade point averages. But they will allow students to study subjects that genuinely match their goals and interests, according to the university. Students can…
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