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Topic: Re: effectiveness of lectures & Kent's comments
Replies: 1   Last Post: Jul 1, 1995 1:21 AM

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Re: effectiveness of lectures & Kent's comments
Posted: Jul 1, 1995 12:15 AM
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You must learn well from lectures - most people do not. I can learn from
lectures with great effort but by the third lecture of the day I am reaching
saturation. When students are asked to digest six lectures a day, five days a
week - I think it is asking too much.

All of us learn differently. Not learning particularily well through lectures
does not imply a lack of intelligence - actually it implies that a student
will have trouble in school but might do quite well outside of the
educational institutions.

Remember the saying "A picture is worth a thousand words"? Obviously this
saying does not apply to you, but for the majarity of the population it is
true.

marge





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