Sac State Magazine

Fall 2016

Sac State Magazine is a publication produced by the Office of Advancement Communications and Stewardship at Cal State University, Sacramento highlighting alumni, students, faculty and staff.

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2 0 S AC S TAT E M AGA Z I N E | Fa l l 2 016 Flipped classes and other teaching methods prepare students for workforce trends Off to work they go P unchlines abound about Silicon Valley culture with its company-hosted sushi bars, nap chambers and Lego stations. But truth be told, some of the tenets of the tech-world lifestyle are making their way into the work world of the 10s. The cubicles that favor individualism are coming down in favor of open workspaces that spark teamwork. Top-down, discipline-specific approaches are being replaced by all-hands- on-deck group problem-solving. At Sac State, professors are re-engineering their courses to prepare students for the work world they will graduate into.

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