The term LAP is an acronym meaning Learning Activities Package. It is a system whereby each teacher prepares a package of learning activities to cover a certain topic. Each LAP contains:
The general philosophy of the LAP system is that the instructor will proceed through the course at a rate that is comfortable for a majority of the class. Then students have the options of working ahead if they can or to work as slow as they need. This, however, is not a license to procrastinate. Students must demonstrate continuing effort, working at their capacity or the instructor will fail the student.