Instead of traditional classroom lectures, I have been advocating a transition from this 1000-year old education technology to Massive Adaptive Interactive Texts (MAITs)
, an Intelligent Tutoring Systems based on online active learning software platforms (Compeau and Pevzner, Communications of ACM
, 2015). Here is how the MAIT flowchart looks like for the first 20 minutes of our first lecture in the Introduction to Genomic Data Science
online course on edX.