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The Demise of the Lecture? | Best of Bristol
Presented by Dr Steven Proud
- Senior Teaching Fellow in Economics
- Steven Proud's research considers the economics of education. His main areas of interest include the effect of a child's peer group on their academic outcomes and the stability of school quality measures in school league tables.
- Recent research has focussed on pedagogical improvements within the teaching of economics at University
Are we witnessing the death of the lecture?
Dr Stephen Proud explores this question for the Best of Bristol series.
For the past 50 years, academics and commentators have repeatedly claimed that the lecture would soon be replaced with other forms of teaching, yet it still remains one of the dominant forms of information delivery in Universities.
This lecture will explore whether lectures remain relevant in an increasingly digital world, and how pedagogical techniques can be used within lectures to enable students to develop higher level skills.
This lecture is part of the Best of Bristol series - a free lecture series showcasing the most inspiring lecturers at University of Bristol, as voted for by Bristol students. There are eight lectures taking place across the series from 14 - 30 March. Find all the lectures at www.bristolsu.org.uk/bestofbristol
Venue : Wills Memorial Building
Type Special events
Start Date Tuesday 14-03-2017 - 13:00
End Date Tuesday 14-03-2017 - 14:00
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