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The lecture in teaching

Donald A. Bligh

Modern education has given little place to the lecture in the high school. Some declare that it has no place in the college or university, its time-honored strongholds. Few textbooks on secondary methods within recent years acknowledge that it is sufficiently important to devote a chapter to the lecture, while some ignore it entirely. The trend has been undeniably in the direction of other forms of classroom methods, with the increased emphasis upon student activity in learning.

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