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?
Recent UK data would be useful to see
One of the benefits of blended learning is that students can study at their own pace at a time that best suits them.
(Is a 9am lecture the best time for all to learn?)
They can also listen to content whilst on the bus or train.
: I missed a lecture (as catching up from a friend was never the same)
: I couldn't make sense of my lecture notes
Some content (e.g. laws of thermodynamics) is unlikely to change each year, so delivering this on-line saves staff time long-term
: Guidance given on the order to view them
: They're followed up with activities to consolidate learning and these are interactive with feedback provided by the lecturer
: Poor student engagement addressed
Licve, on-line workshops are possible via Adobe Connect, Zoom, MS Teams etc.