Published: 31-10-2011, 03:30

Teaching method - American Education

Any of a variety of systematic instructional techniques that can be applied to a broad range of academic subjects. The most common teaching methods are the lecture method, the Socratic or discussion method, the tutorial method and COMPUTERASSISTED INSTRUCTION. Although all have extensive application, there is no consensus on the advantages of one method over another. Effectiveness varies according to factors that include class size, student abilities and teacher skills.