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Commentary by brainysmurf ()
on link by , Taking Notes with Mind Maps, Mar 06, 2012.
This is quite timely given a conversation with a fellow educator last night who had looked into the history of lectures. Apparently, lectures were a necessity when printing was wildly expensive and the lecturer was the only person who had a copy of the material. Students needed to take notes from the lecture, often verbatim, to have their own written record of the material that was presented.
In a time of profound knowledge abundance and searchability, I hope we all start asking ourselves when and if a lecture is appropriate anymore. (Hits Today: 3315 Total: 3315)