Large classes increase as Miami student body grows, student engagement impacted

By Angela Hatcher, For The Miami Student It’s 11:30 on a Friday morning. Miami University first-year Darshini Parthasarathy shuffles around in her seat as she prepares for her professor’s anthropology lecture. Her laptop is open, Google Docs at the ready. She is eager for the lesson to begin. Compare her demeanor to the 291 other students who sit around her in a wild disarray, Twittering and Tindering, and you would think that Parthasarathy is a diamond in the rough. “I’m really focused compared to the majority,” she says, chuckling. “But I’m here to learn.” Parthasarathy is among the many...

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