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I really am not saying that anything that doesn't do it the USA way is second-rate. This is why I said U. Toronto is a marvelous school.

But, the level of research and development at US universities still far exceeds those elsewhere, and the classroom structures are different (at Toronto, there are 3x as many students in a class as at my school), as are the number of lectures. I know the British system requires more of a time commitment from students and instructors as far as face-to-face interaction goes, but in some European countries such as Italy and Spain, it's the reverse. Lectures are not offered three times a week.

by Upstate NY on Fri Feb 12th, 2010 at 01:53:55 PM EST
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