Harnessing Student Potential: Dr Jess Hall

This is a clip reflecting on the way to make a lecture more effective for students.  Jess discusses how to promote an interaction and engagement with students in a large lecture environment. For example she looks as scaffolding knowledge and methods for checking understanding throughout the lecture.

She supports a pedagogic approach that encourages the use of humour in the lecture for teaching research methods(Field 2014).

She reflects on the appropriateness of a lecture as a suitable teaching method for a practical subject like research methods, which could be better placed in a computer lab environment.


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Dr Jess Hall
Lecturer in Psychology
Health and Life Sciences
School of Applied Social Sciences
De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH.
T: +44 (0)116 250 6155
E: j.hall@dmu.ac.uk
W: www.dmu.ac.uk/appliedsocialsciences

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