Lecturing for excellent
teaching involves "going beyond the textbook." It also requires
using effective delivery techniques, enabling students to become active
learning participants, and maintaining attention through
"change-ups." Key questions and resources for effective lecturing
include the following:
How can I best prepare and organize the content of a lecture, and how can
I present the material most effectively in class?
a Lecture: Which strategies of opening, delivering, and
closing my lecture will enable me to capture and maintain student interest?
Ways to Make Lectures More Participatory:
What can I stress or add in my lectures to foster the kind of student
involvement that will enhance their learning?
“Change-Up” in Lectures: How can I
"punctuate" my lectures to add variety and overcome lapses in student