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Is Teaching Phoney?

by Paul B. Komisar - 1969

The author uses his analytic tools on the controversy evoked by the introduction of teaching machines into the classroom. These machines, he says, are not new methods of teaching; they represent new kinds of social encounter intended to replace the one called teaching. Teaching is, in any case, an inauthentic encounter because it comes disguised as a gift freely given, when it is really a contrivance which should be offered as a simple service—and never is.

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 70 Number 5, 1969, p. 407-412
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 1871, Date Accessed: 8/4/2020 4:10:20 PM

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