In these videos, Dianne Burns presents ideas for improving your large group teaching. Her tips cover organising your lectures, making your lectures unmissable, and bringing your large group teaching sessions to life. A list of references is also provided if you wish to find out more.


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Morton, A. (2007) ‘ Lecturing to Large Groups’, in H. Fry, S. Ketteridge, & S. Marshall, S. (Eds.),  A Handbook for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Enhancing Academic Practice, 3rd ed. Routledge, London and New York, pp 58 -71

Race, P. (2007) The Lecturer’s Toolkit, A Practical Guide to Assessment, Learning and Teaching, 3rd ed. Routledge, London and New York.

Race, P (2014), Making Learning Happen, (3rd edition), London: Sage.

Revell, A & Wainright E (2009), What makes lectures ‘unmissable’? Insights into Teaching Excellence and Active Learning, Journal of  Geography in Higher Education, 33(2), 209–223