Since college-level teaching research came into its own in the early 1970s, it can be demonstrated that the lecture is only one of several tools in our ever growing pedagogical array of options. For a lecture to be efficient as a learning experience it must be designed with specific goals. We shall look at the pedagogical objectives of the lecture in the contexts of student motivation and learning and we shall also discuss the skills required to be an effective lecturer.
- In Defense of Lecturing (Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, Change, Non./Dec. 2006)
- Powerful Lectures (PDF), Danielle Mihram
- Teaching Nuggets: 3.1 Preparing and Structuring Lecture Notes (PDF)
- Tip sheet 1: Effective Lectures (PDF)
- Tip sheet 2: How to Speak (PDF)
- Harvard: 20 Ways to Make Lectures More Participatory