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. #onlinelearning #lectures #Covid_19
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 books.google.co.uk/books/about/Wh…