No more lectures!

The lecture is the mainstay of higher education, but is it really a good way for people to learn?

Here is a guest blog about my statistics course. In No more lectures I explain how my course, “Quantitative Methods for Business” uses Moodle to deliver self-paced learning materials in a blended course. This became especially useful after the Christchurch earthquake, which occurred a year ago today.

Another interesting discussion about doing away with lectures can be found here: How to replace the lecture

And here is another interesting description of four things a lecture is good for.

Just like textbooks, the lecture needs rethinking.

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