34% of univ. presidents say classes boring
News On Japan via Yomiuri -- Jul 05
More than 30 percent of university presidents said class content is boring and does not match student interests, according to a survey by the Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Ministry.
The survey, conducted in May and June, received answers from 684 presidents of public and private universities nationwide.
According to the survey, 34.4 percent of the respondents found their classes boring because of content that does not interest students. Many of these respondents said the puny amount of hours studied by students and their minimal achievements at university needed to be addressed urgently.
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