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The Gonzo lecture: counterculture in the classroom

The Gonzo lecture: counterculture in the classroom

Bladen, Charles (2010) The Gonzo lecture: counterculture in the classroom. Compass: The Journal of Learning and Teaching at the University of Greenwich, 2009-1 (1). pp. 35-39. ISSN 2044-0081

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This paper argues that certain university teachers consciously struggle against authoritarian oppression in their jobs and that the emergence of a countercultural teaching communication, in the form of a ‘gonzo’ style, is one inevitable development. The author proposes ‘The Gonzo Lecture’ in the light of this style’s reported origins, etymology, development and diverse, present-day expressions. Suggestions are made for its potential research and operationalisation.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: higher education, HE, gonzo
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Business > Department of Marketing, Events & Tourism
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