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Articles tagged "presentation methods"

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Focus, position and movement

In this spotlight we look at some ideas particularly relevant with large lectures regarding the position and movement of the lecturer.

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Short video clips to start a session

Dr Fran├žoise Boucek discusses how she has used short video clips at the beginning of workshops to set the scene.

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Using a visualiser in lectures

Dr Rosemary Harris describes how and why she uses the visualiser for the presentation of her mathematics lectures.

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Adapting the plan to the audience

Dr Roberto Veneziani talks about the need to adapt your session plan to the audience.

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Different delivery spots in lectures

Dr James Busfield explains his technique of identifying different delivery spots for different parts of the lecture.

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Using a Blackboard

Dr Matthew Fayers explains why the blackboard is still a useful and versatile tool for the classroom and discusses some of the advantages for teaching.

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Where you stand and where you look

Dr David Berman discusses the importance of being aware of where you are and how you move in the lecture theatre in order to hold the audience.

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Geometric props in lectures

Dr David Berman describes how he uses props to help explain abstract mathematical concepts in a way that connects directly to students’ experiences.

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Lecturing in pairs

Dr Warren Boutcher describes how lecturing is done in pairs on stage at the same time in one of his courses.

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Flip charts, postcards and magpies

Dr Vivien Cook talks about different techniques for seminars/workshops that she has ‘borrowed’ after seeing others use them succesfully and how she uses them now.

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