The Traditional Lecture: A case of Academic Chuunibyou?

Russell Crawford

Abstract


Chuunibyou:  a Japanese slang term where people with chuunibyou act out by looking down on others resulting in a subculture-type preference for minor trends thereby seeking a "cool" factor.  To this author, an apt description of how the lecture has been unfairly viewed in recent years as a poor pedagogic tool, in essence, an academic chuunibyou!  My central belief here is that the lecture is a useful, relevant pedagogically focused application of the professional teacher working their craft and can be viewed in essence as facilitating a powerful “pedagogy of gesture”


Keywords


Lecture, Pedagogy

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21100/compass.v9i13.319

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