In these videos Dr. Derek Bruff from the Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching outlines how to create and implement effective lectures. He also provides tips for keeping students engaged and how to best convey knowledge in a lecture setting.

What About Lectures?

In this video Dr. Derek Bruff offers some history and statistics on the effectiveness of lectures vs. active learning approaches. He also outlines some important points that educators should keep in mind when designing a lecture and lecturing.

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Roles for Lectures

In this video Dr. Derek Bruff outlines multiple different types of lectures and the roles in which lectures can be used effectively.

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Lectures and Visual Thinking

In this video Dr. Derek Bruff explains how to make effective visuals to accompany lectures. He also explains the background of why certain types of visuals or more effective than others for lecturing.

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