Lecturing Print-and-Go Best Practices Tip Sheets
- Print-and-Go Best Practices Tip Sheet: Preparing a (Traditional) Lecture
- Print-and-Go Best Practices Tip Sheet: Delivering a Learner-Focused Lecture in Any Modality
- Print-and-Go Best Practices Tip Sheet: Delivering a Lecture Live, Online
- Print-and-Go Best Practices Tip Sheet: Integrating Poll Everywhere into Slides
Where You Lecture, However You Lecture, The Learner is ALWAYS at the Center
What do you want learners to be able to do, to what degree, and under what conditions?
Consider learners' prior knowledge, concurrent learning experiences, next learning experiences.
How should you organize, design, and present your lecture materials to help learners to meet objectives?
Include a big picture perspective - Describe the organizational framework of your lecture - Provide a rationale for the learning experience - Show connections to learners' prior knowledge.
- Speak clearly, and with voice modulation
- "Chunk" lecture into 5-7 minute segments — Pre-Recorded Audio or Video
- Use questions to orient students to the material before presentation starts
- Offer follow-up sessions via discussion boards or live virtual meetings — Live In-Person While Recorded
- Use "wait time" after posing a question: ~10 seconds
- Move out from behind the podium — Live In Person
- Encourage bidirectional communication every 5-7 minutes or per major concept
- Make eye contact with learners > look directly into the camera — Live Online