Full-Contact Pedagogy: Lecturing with Questions and Student-Centered Assignments as Methods for Inciting Self-Reflexivity for Faculty and Students

Crawley, Sara L.; Curry, Heather; Dumois-Sands, Julie; Tanner, Chelsea; Wyker, Cyrana
October 2008
Feminist Teacher;2008, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p13
Academic Journal
The article discusses the concept of full-contact pedagogy. It explains the benefits of lecturing with questions and student-centered assignments as methods for inciting self-reflexivity for faculty and students. It states that the notion that teaching is a value-based activity means that educators should strive to engage students in academic pursuits to create a moral citizenry. It outlines two student-centered techniques intended for students to replicate their own lives in the assignment. It highlights the significance of incorporating the practice of humanities and social sciences to classroom environment.


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