Preparing and Giving Lectures, theory and practice
Please note that this is a two-part course. Participants must attend both the morning and afternoon sessions.
Date: 12 October 2016
Time: 9.30 am – 5.00 pm
Additional course on: 25 January 2017, 9.30 am – 5.00 pm – to be confirmed
16 participants maximum
Morning Session – theory
- learning outcomes for lectures
- planning, preparation and methods of organisation
- developing teaching aids: PowerPoint, hand-outs
- communication skills: clarity of delivery, pace, signposts, summarising, handling question/answer sessions
- facilitating student learning and encouraging participation
- obtaining student feedback
Afternoon Session – practice
Participants will be asked to prepare a 7 minute mini-lecture in advance of the course and deliver this on the day in a small group of 6 participants (maximum). Participants will receive developmental feedback on their mini-lecture from the group members and the facilitator.
Designed for: Academic staff, research staff, teaching assistants
- to explore methods of planning, preparing and organising lectures for groups of various sizes
- to discuss effective communication strategies for lecturing
- to develop an awareness of student learning within a lecture context
- to help participants to practise their skills in lecturing, using micro teaching.
Registration is via Queen’s Online (In the navigation under My Services, select Other then Training Courses).
Teaching and/or Supporting Student Learning
Teaching, Student Learning, Preparing Lectures, Giving Lectures, Tips on Lecturing, Theory of Lecturing
Course Contact Details
Centre for Educational Development
028 9097 1447