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How Can I Create Effective Mini-Lectures?

How Can I Create Effective Mini-Lectures?

Active learning is important in higher education, but regardless of the emphasis placed on engaging students, information still has to be disseminated. Learn how to create effective mini-lectures.

Teaching with Mini Lectures

Active learning is the name of the game in higher education today, but no matter how much emphasis your curriculum places on engaging students, sometimes you still have to disseminate information. Learn how to deliver effective mini-lectures that resonate with your students in How Can I Create Effective Mini-Lectures?, a Magna 20-Minute Mentor.

Based on research in cognitive and educational psychology, and integrating best practices from business and teaching theories, this fast and focused session offers you the insights you need to upgrade your teaching and the practical guidance to help you get started.

You’ll learn proven techniques you can use immediately to transform your lectures from necessary evils to persuasive presentations. Drawing on her extensive classroom and faculty development experience, presenter Christy Price, Ed.D., an award-winning educator from Dalton State College, demonstrates how educating and motivating students gets easier when you develop mini-lectures that are based on how the brain works. She’ll also show you how to help students retain what you teach through:

  • Guided practice
  • “Zen presentations”
  • Relevant course content
  • Embedded classroom assessment techniques
  • Positive experiences for student learners

You’ll also learn how to avoid “death by PowerPoint.”

The human brain is, by nature, a novelty seeker. In this session you’ll discover how to stop fighting the brain’s natural tendencies and, instead, put them to work engaging students. Price’s tips are so practical you’ll be able to use them in your next class session, so don’t delay – order today and start delivering more persuasive mini-lectures tomorrow.

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