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Having seen this (interesting article btw) and some of the negative press about Cambridge uni using on-line lectures for all lectures next year, I thought I'd write a thread on this topic.
Before concluding whether on-line lectures are good or bad, I'd ask:
How effective are lectures (in terms of retention of info?)
What proportion of lectures are truly interactive?
What is the avg lecture attendance rate within progs/schools /HEIs /nationally?

Problems with lectures have been reported extensively in the pedagogic literature. Even in the 1970's, Donald Bligh called for the end of them…
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Let’s talk about #lectures in HigherEducation
.@LangOnCourse alerts us to: When should we lecture in class? Excellent examples and analysis of the (positive) role of the lecture from @dgooblar #learning #lecture
.@mariosbham comments on "#Lectures: a much-maligned format which can be truly inspirational" #HigherEducation…
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