CONTAINED CLASSROOM

Learn During Class Time — Not Personal Time

Foundry College students attend two 90-minute classes per week per course and are not required to complete any advance reading or homework assignments. Hands-on activities and focused, engaging lectures help students master new skills and knowledge efficiently so they can fit learning into their busy lives.

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, students break out into small groups to put learning into immediate practice—ensuring that they master new skills and knowledge efficiently.

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No Homework Assignments

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

Competency-Based Learning

Foundry College doesn’t give grades—students have either “mastered” the material or are “in progress.” This competency-based approach ensures that students who progress through the program truly understand the material. All students 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. Students 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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