DELIVERING A LECTURE<br />GENERAL STRATEGIES <br />
More than reciting concepts…<br />
CLASSROOM LECTURE<br />
NATURAL TOOLS TO CATCH STUDENTS’ ATTENTION<br /><ul><li>Voice
Gesture
Movement
Facial expression
Eye contact</li></li></ul><li>GENERAL STRATEGIES<br />Watch yourself on videotape.<br />Learn how not to read your lecture...
OPENING A LECTURE<br /><ul><li>Start in a warm, friendly way.
Minimize nervousness and anxiety.
Grab students’ attention from the beginning.
Vary your opening through dramatic techniques.
Announce objectives.
Establish rapport with students.</li></li></ul><li>CAPTURING STUDENTS’ INTEREST<br /><ul><li>Think about and watch your au...
Vary delivery to keep attention.
Make the organization explicit.
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Delivering a lecture

  1. 1. DELIVERING A LECTURE<br />GENERAL STRATEGIES <br />
  2. 2. More than reciting concepts…<br />
  3. 3. CLASSROOM LECTURE<br />
  4. 4. NATURAL TOOLS TO CATCH STUDENTS’ ATTENTION<br /><ul><li>Voice
  5. 5. Gesture
  6. 6. Movement
  7. 7. Facial expression
  8. 8. Eye contact</li></li></ul><li>GENERAL STRATEGIES<br />Watch yourself on videotape.<br />Learn how not to read your lectures.<br />Prepare yourself emotionally for class.<br />
  9. 9. OPENING A LECTURE<br /><ul><li>Start in a warm, friendly way.
  10. 10. Minimize nervousness and anxiety.
  11. 11. Grab students’ attention from the beginning.
  12. 12. Vary your opening through dramatic techniques.
  13. 13. Announce objectives.
  14. 14. Establish rapport with students.</li></li></ul><li>CAPTURING STUDENTS’ INTEREST<br /><ul><li>Think about and watch your audience.
  15. 15. Vary delivery to keep attention.
  16. 16. Make the organization explicit.
  17. 17. Convey your enthusiasm.
  18. 18. Be conversational.
  19. 19. Incorporate anecdotes and stories.</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Don’t talk into your notes.
  20. 20. Use concrete, colorful language.
  21. 21. Maintain eye contact.
  22. 22. Use movement and facial expressions.
  23. 23. Keep track of time.</li></li></ul><li>MASTERING DELIVERY TECHNIQUES<br />
  24. 24. CLOSING A LECTURE<br />Draw some conclusions.<br />Don’t finish forcefully. Instead, end with a provocative question, a quotation or summation of attractions.<br />End with the volume up.<br />
  25. 25. IMPROVING LECTURE STYLES <br />
  26. 26. CARTOON ANALYSIS: PRACTICE EXERCISE <br />

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