The Benefits of Bad Teaching

Abstract

It is proposed that IT academics are inclined to put too much time and effort into teaching well. The result need not necessarily redound to the benefit of either the teacher or the student. It may rob the teacher of time that could be more valuably spent on other academic activities. It tends to deprive the student of the benefits of self-discovery, intellectual ownership and responsibility.

Keywords

Vortex Europe Income Abate Hone 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Fastar Research Groups, Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of PretoriaPretoriaSouth Africa

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