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First day back at second year masters, and already beginning to tire of overly abstract discussions of vague questions comprising the bulk education of a class. Why do lectures seem to be so looked down upon in modern academia?

@jeeves That's a good question. Whenever I get training on teaching I get the impression that I am being discouraged from lecturing. But there is a reason why a lot of people have done it that way for a long time.

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