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By Sue Habeshaw, Graham Gibbs, Trevor Habeshaw, Anthony Haynes, Karen Haynes

ISBN-10: 1907076301

ISBN-13: 9781907076305

Lectures stay a staple kind of educating in larger schooling. notwithstanding, a few lectures are more desirable than others. fifty three attention-grabbing activities on your lectures offers sensible feedback, every one attempted and established, for constructing your lectures. The booklet is designed for dipping into to discover feedback that dovetail together with your personal perform. the themes coated are wide-ranging. They comprise: structuring the lecturing procedure; enhancing scholars' notes; structuring and summarising content material; linking lectures to one another; keeping the scholars' awareness; selling lively studying in the course of lectures; utilizing assets; and tracking scholars' studying from lectures. summary: fifty three functional principles for constructing lectures are offered. They hide: structuring the lecturing strategy; enhancing scholars' notes; utilizing handouts; structuring and summarising content material; linking lectures to one another; preserving the scholars' consciousness; energetic studying in the course of lectures; and tracking studying. for every of the information, an issue or factor is pointed out and a realistic instructing or studying procedure is proposed. total, the information are designed to assist reflective practitioners in specialist and better schooling develop their repertoire of pedagogical ideas. key words: greater schooling; studying; lectures; pedagogy; post-compulsory schooling; expert schooling; research; educating

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For example, try summarising your lecture on one side of paper, divided into four boxes. In the first box, list the key items of knowledge – the concepts or pieces of information – covered by the lecture. In the second, list the skills, methods and techniques that you demonstrated or referred to in the lecture (for example, controlled experiment, correlation, or textual analysis). In the third, list the judgments or decisions made or reported in the lecture. And in the fourth, list the attitudes and perspectives involved.

Students are not always conscientious or effective in learning from their notes after the lecture; g improving the students’ listening and comprehension skills. Memory 20 Asking for notes to be taken from memory is likely to shock and alarm students the first time and they may initially be very bad at it (which in itself says something about the level of learning which takes place in conventional lectures). The introduction of this method requires proper explanation (see 2 Flagging) and an adequate opportunity for students to check that they have remembered and noted down the important points.

39 Model your discipline 14 40 15 Problems In Problem centred and syndicate groups (see 39) it is suggested that students are presented with specific problems to tackle. When giving students problems, you have a choice. You can either just tell them what the problem is or give it to them in written form, as a handout. The handout has several advantages: a You are more likely to present the problem in an unambiguous form. b You are less likely to disadvantage non-native speakers and students with certain disabilities.

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