What is

Sage on the Stage

Sage on the stage is a teaching method where a professor imparts knowledge by lecturing to their class. Students are expected to take notes, memorize and regurgitate this information on request with little feedback. The professor transmits their knowledge to students, who passively absorb the material.

Sage on the stage refers to the central figure of a classroom—a professor—who lectures to students using a one-way communication model. This method of teaching is sometimes referred to as the “teacher-centred model” or “traditional” education.