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Ten Secrets to Better Lecturing
45 minutes Posted Mar 1, 2021 at 7:00 am.
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One of the most commonly-used forms of instruction in academic classrooms is the lecture.  Loved by some, hated by others, it's been a part of the educator's toolbox for hundreds of years, and that isn't likely to change soon. 

And, for that matter, there is nothing wrong with lecturing-- particularly if one is a good lecturer and assuming it's not overused to the point that learners disengage from the educational process.

So whether a professor uses lecture seldomly or frequently, when he or she does-- it is important that the lecture is educationally potent and pedagogically powerful.  To achieve that, listen to this podcast episode and learn more about the secrets of better lecturing, in hopes that you will connect with the elusive "teaching moment"-- where students are forever changed by the impact of an effective teacher.