chapter  25
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Large Lecture Classes

One of the authors could hardly believe his eyes when, as a second-year student at the University of Minnesota, he stepped into Northrup Auditorium for a Psychology 1 class with 5,000 other students. After one quarter of excellent instruction from two internationally known professors, instant help from an army of aisle-roving graduate teaching assistants, and two humbling machine-scored exams, he emerged with new respect and even a measure of awe and admiration for the large class.