A3Writer: Wrong Methods
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Monday, February 17, 2014

Wrong Methods

            I talked about my teaching methods (obliquely, I’ll grant) but now I want to look at what others do. I don’t understand are the methodologies that are proven to be least effective. Every single study points to the least effective and least enjoyable method of teaching as the lecture. But there are still far too many that employ this method. Why is tossing information out without any involvement considered teaching? I never learned from protected lectures, and can only fathom that they are used because they are simple for the professors to enact. They don’t have any real investment into the education process beyond blank fulfillment of their jobs.

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