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Guided Inquiry and Free Discovery Teaching Methodologies

What are some benefits and drawbacks of the expository, guided inquiry, and free discovery teaching methodologies?

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One of the tremendous benefits of expository teaching methodologies is the fact that a great deal of information can be presented to a very large group of individuals in a very short amount of time. This is due to the fact that the information is simply presented to the students to have them to read a specific chapter of a textbook for instance, or lecture to a large group of individuals without feedback. A drawback of this method is that there is a lack of the specific interaction that is needed between instructor and students that helps to ensure ...

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