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Pharmacist (ex-Bradford), educator, husband, father and West Brom fan. Programme Leader for PgDip Clin Pharm Secondary Care @LJMU #ljmu #pharmacist #WBL @WUTH
21 May
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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