Which came first? LO20483

Bill Braun (medprac@hlthsys.com)
Tue, 26 Jan 1999 06:18:22 -0600

Replying to LO20475 --

>Several reasons:
>1) The instructor is uncomfortable about being in front of students.
>2) The instructor is showing off.
>3) The amount of information to be given is too large NOT to use technical
>4) The students are not in the correct class for their level of
>5) The instructor does not really care if the students understand or not.

In my experience there is a sixth item that I have seen at work many times.

6) It's what the instructor knows how to do

I can also see some mental models at work...

1) This is the way I learned it
2) If the student wishes to pursue a career in this s/he has to learn the
3) Even if #2 is no, the educated person knows these things
4) Many other possible mental models

Bill Braun


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