Monthly Archives: July 2014

Why lectures are dead (or soon will be)

2. For all other important learning activities, such as developing critical thinking, deep understanding, and application of knowledge – the kind of skills needed in a digital age – lectures are ineffective. Other forms of teaching and learning – such as opportunities for discussion and student activities – are necessary.

The post is very balanced and does not throw out the good with the bad.  It is a timely article for this time of year.