CONTAINED CLASSROOM

Learn During Class Time — Not Personal Time

Foundry College courses meet twice a week for 90 minutes each, and there's no prework or homework assigned. Hands-on activities and focused, engaging lectures help you master new skills and knowledge efficiently so you can fit learning into your busy life.

A More Efficient Path to Mastery

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No Pre-Class Preparation

Research shows that many students don’t complete pre-class reading—so our instructors share all essential material during live lectures.

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Put Learning Into Practice

After each lecture, you'll break out into small groups to put learning into immediate practice—ensuring that you master new skills and knowledge efficiently.

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No Homework Assignments

Each class ends with a quiz to confirm that you understand the material and can apply it in workplace situations.

Mastery-Based Learning

Foundry College doesn’t give grades—you'll have either “mastered” the material or are “in progress.” This mastery-based approach ensures that as you progress through the program, you truly understand the material. You'll have multiple opportunities to pass each end-of-class quiz.

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Support to Achieve Mastery

We understand that many students will periodically need extra time and support to achieve mastery. Those who don’t pass the in-class quizzes after two attempts are considered “in progress,” and will need to review a recording of relevant parts of the lecture outside of class. Following this review, they can try the quiz again.

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