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Exploring of the History, Current State, and Potential of the Traditional Lecture
teaching style, traditional lecture, active learning
Recent years have witnessed a barrage of criticism regarding the use of traditional lecture in the classroom, and calls have been made to replace the antiquated teaching method. While modern teaching approaches are effective, the traditional lecture may still fulfill a critical role in student learning. This roundtable discussion provides the opportunity for undergraduate and graduate educators to learn the history and literature surrounding the decline of the lecture method, understand the current state of the use of the lecture method in management education, and gain confidence in their own teaching style, whether or not it includes the lecture method.