Chapter 17. Lectures

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There is no more agreement about what is a good lecture than there is about good music.

— Donald Bligh

Dave Malouf walked into the third class of his Contextual Research Methods course not knowing what the hell he was going to do and walked out two-and-a-half hours later with a new, radically different lecturing style.

Most of Malouf’s presentation experience had been at industry conferences before coming to teach at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Georgia. At conferences, his peers expected highly polished slides, so when he started teaching, he assumed the same would be true in the classroom. He lectured accordingly. ...

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