Even the best teaching practices can have negative effects when they focus too much on data-driven compliance and surveillance.
In fact, lecturing can be a good teaching tool, but only if the lecture is designed to produce good learning.
Warren’s version of the Socratic method, cold-calling on students in her law courses, is actually deeply progressive.
Many instructors have an intuitive sense of how to behave at the front of a classroom but have never really given much thought to how best to teach.
The idea that professors indoctrinate students is actually a very old accusation. But there are teaching strategies you can use to be sure you are promoting open-mindedness.