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    wnfrota is offline Newbie
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    Why fifty-minute classes?

    Does anybody have any idea why, for the sake of counting credits (like one credit equals 15 fifty-minute contact hours), a single class lasts for fifty minutes, and not a full hour? I remember someone telling me it had to do with UNESCO conventions and/or recommendations... If so, I'd like to know which one/s...

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    Tdol is offline Editor,
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    Re: Why fifty-minute classes?

    This site suggests that it might not be UNESCO: Credit

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