Teaching is not only limited to a simple category such as lecture and laboratory. There are several strata of the methods. The book indicates the following:
The terms - teacher or student centered - are symbolic here. The scale depends on how interactive and self-assessable the method is. Every method is important. The point is how the instructor manages them effectively. In reality, a student-centered teaching is based on well-balanced methods, and referred to as a result of improvement of students' aptitude. A teacher-centered is usually referred to as teachers' dictatorial, non-instructive, biased, inconsiderate, non-interactive and obstinate attitudes toward teaching. In the same sense, an instructor, who insists on student-centered with frivolous teaching so everyone can pass, is conducting teacher-centered education.
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