Teaching Style and the College Writing Class


  • Marjorie St. Rose The College of The Bahamas




This review questions the efficiency of the lecture method with particular reference to the teaching of English at the College of The Bahamas. Research studies and articles about current practice in college writing suggest that while the lecture method remains useful in subject areas dominated by transfer of large amounts of factual information, teaching methods in the English language arts have moved from product to process pedagogy, with a corresponding change from didactic to cooperative styles of teaching and learning. The writer recommends that college English classes utilize cooperative strategies.

Author Biography

Marjorie St. Rose, The College of The Bahamas

Lecturer English Humanities Division The College of The Bahamas


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