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Closer ties with major technology companies leading to up-to-date courses and job-ready graduates - or the high-tech equivalent of letting McDonald's take over the school canteen?
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Making the Most of Lectures : Academic Skills Centre : University of Canberra

Making the Most of Lectures : Academic Skills Centre : University of Canberra | Higher Education Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

Students vary greatly in what they get out of lectures. Largely, it’s a question of ‘what you get out depends on what you put in’. The more actively you listen, the better. There are some practical techniques, such as preparing for the lecture ahead of time, taking notes and following up on your notes after the lecture which can help you to get much the most out of your lectures. But first it’s a good idea to consider why universities continue the tradition of giving lectures.

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What Constitutes a Good Lecture and What Makes a Discussion Section Productive?

What Constitutes a Good Lecture and What Makes a Discussion Section Productive? | Higher Education Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

University of Virginia Teaching Resource Center

 

PM - A perspective from 1998, has anything changed with Web 2.0 and technology use?

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Students prefer good lectures over the latest technology in class | University Affairs

Students prefer good lectures over the latest technology in class | University Affairs | Higher Education Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Survey of 15,000 Quebec university students shows they’re “old school” when it comes to teaching technology.
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The Art of the Lecture: Justice, a Harvard University Course

Much can be learned about a good lecture by observing Michael Sandel, a Professor of Government at Harvard whose course, "Justice," regularly enrolls more than 700 students. (2 minutes 30 seconds - YouTube video)

 

PM - Look at the size of the lecture theatre! The video looks really dated, but the way the session is run is amazing! Nice to see a 'flipped classroom' mode a few years before they became popular in educational discussions.

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