TITLE

The Lecture Method as a Teaching Device

AUTHOR(S)
Pascal, Joseph I.
PUB. DATE
February 1928
SOURCE
Education;Feb1928, Vol. 48 Issue 6, p375
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the use of the lecture method as a teaching device. One reason for the persistence of the lecture system is the fear of teachers that if the lecture system is discarded, a teacher's position will grow less in importance. However then a true teacher is not a substitute for a book. The function of a teacher is not to impart information that can be found in a book. Information can be obtained from several sources besides books. True teaching is described as a give-and-take proposition where student and teacher exchange ideas on the material covered.
ACCESSION #
21401815

 

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