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- Active Lecturing: The Potential of PowerPoint, Center for Teaching and Learning, University of Minnesota. How to utilize PowerPoint within the context of the typical lecture.
- Effective Lecture Techniques, Teaching Commons, DePaul University. Both strategies and resources that can be useful for the average professor.
- Eight Hot Tips for Lively Lectures, Barbara Wood, UIC College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Taken from studies and research into the communication style of successful teachers.
- Preparing a Lecture, Yale Teaching Center. How to limit a lecture down and best way to structure them. Numerous links as well.
- Student Complaints about Lectures, Center for Teaching and Learning, University of California Berkeley.
- Teaching with Lectures, The Teaching Center, Washington University in St. Louis.
- Teaching with Enthusiasm, Kristen Larson, Ph.D., Western Washington University.
- Teaching Methods - Faculty Center for Teaching & Learning, University of Central Florida. List of examples of different teaching methods for use in classroom, including active-learning, case-based learning, collaborative learning, and interactive teaching. Includes a large section about halfway down the page covering various tips for active lectures.
- Creating Active Lectures - Teaching for Success. Slides about how to create active lectures, when they're appropriate, and how to properly develop them - longer, but easy to follow
- Ten Ways to Make Lectures More Dynamic - BBC Active. A variety of ways to make lectures more interesting to the average student, ranging from introducing technology to how you choose to start and complete a lecture.
- Twenty Ways to Make Lectures More Participatory - Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, Harvard University. Various ways to make lectures more active, broken into categories like inviting participation, varying the format, and closing the lecture.
- Getting Active in the Large Lecture - Juan Carlos Huerta, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Research article about the importance of active learning in large, lecture-style classes - includes a few different methods to use on pages 240-242 (pages 4-6 on the PDF)
- Active Lecturing: The Potential of PowerPoint - Center for Teaching and Learning, University of Minnesota. Ways to plan out a PowerPoint presentation to make it more active for students and the teacher.
- Activities During the Lecture - Teaching and Learning, IT University of Copenhagen. Numerous activities that can be used within a lecture to break up the monotony, captivate student interest, and help cement learning.
- The "Change-Up" in Lectures, Joan Middendorf & Alan Kalish, Teaching Resources Center, Indiana University. How to alter the lecture structure to deal with the limited attention span of the average student.
- Effective Lecturing, IDEA Paper #46, The Idea Center.
- Getting Active in the Large Lecture - Juan Carlos Huerta, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Good strategies on pages 4-6.
- Teaching Large, Division of Instructional Innovation and Assessment, UT Austin.
- Presentation Software - University of Texas at Austin. When/why to use a presentation, what information should be included, tips for student-friendly design, and common pitfalls.
- Using Asynchronous Audio Feedback to Enhance Teaching Presence and Students' Sense of Community - Phillip Ice, Reagan Curtis, Perry Phillips, and John Wells. Research article arguing that the use of audio comments in response to assignments in an online class increase the overall sense of community and connection with the teacher.
- What is Prezi? - Technology Across the Curriculum, Oregon State University. Information about the online presentation tool Prezi, including a sample presentation illustrating the interesting attributes of the program.
- Using Audio Feedback to Promote Teaching Presence - Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center, Northern Illinois University. Covers why audio feedback should be preferred by professors, how it helps create a stronger teacher presence, and different ways to implement it on digitally submitted assignments.
- Enhancing Lecture Presentations - Academic Technology Center, Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Five different methods (with examples) of how to improve presentations through the use of things like websites, animations, and audio.
- Best Practices in Lecture Capture, Dian Schaffhauser, Campus Technology.
- Engaging Lecture Capture: Lights, Camera... Interaction!, Margaret Martyn, Educause.
- Lecture Capture Tips, Information Technology, University of Kansas.
- Record Your Presentation with Camtasia Relay, ATUS, Western Washington University. Explanation of what it is, and step-by-step instructions.
- Lecture Capture: Student Opinion and Implementation Strategies, The Center for Teaching and Learning, UNC Charlotte.
- Lecturing without Tiring or Losing Your Voice, a recorded workshop by Rich Brown.
- Teacher Presence
- Student Engagement
- First Day Essentials
- Duarte, Nancy, Resonate: Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences Wiley, 2010.
- Sinek, Simon, How to Deliver a TED Talk, McGraw-Hill, 2013.
- Pacansky-Brock, Michelle, Best Practices for Teaching with Emerging Technologies Taylor & Francis, 2013.
- Silver, Harvey F. and Perini, Matthew J., The Interactive Lecture: How to Engage Students, Build Memory, and Deepen Comprehension ASCD, 2010.