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Lectures - Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence & Educational Innovation


This web page provides instruction and tips on how to make lectures an effective tool for student learning. Each of the following four areas are addressed:

  1. Structuring your lecture.
  2. Grabbing and holding students' attention.
  3. Building interactivity into the lecture.
  4. Delivering your lecture.

Key Points

  • Student attention varies in predictable ways throughout lectures
  • There are many tools that can be used to increase attentiveness and retention

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Strategies & Methods