According to Lutemann@aol.com: > > In a message dated 95-10-11 16:43:22 EDT, email@example.com (Karen Dee > Michalowicz) writes: > > > However, if ones style is lecture, maybe one > >would believe so. There is no way a teacher can manage a class > >invovled with hands on matherials and with inter-group > >discussion when they are packed into a room. Even using the > >ancient Socratic dialogue which we all know is good pedagogy, > >you cannot do such in a large class. Well you could, but you > >wouldn't be engaging the whole class. > > I don't believe it. does this mean we agree? > > Kent >
My message was anti-"the more the better". That was the reason I posted. If I were given 40 or 50 students, I would never use the lecture as my only pedagogy. If fact in my past teaching of large classes I always put my students into groups.
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