Ten Tips for Teaching Large Groups


The 10 top tips are short, quick and simple strategies to help engage (and entertain) students in the lecture theatre, specifically in larger classes when 1-2-1 interaction and small group or tutorial work is not possible. Each card is a new strategy showing how to incorporate it into your practice and includes the equipment required. Also included is a few ways the activities could be enhanced. The cards include a risk factor which is really linked to your confidence levels! The riskier strategies, if they do not ‘come off’, have a higher chance of confusing the students or distracting from the overall session aims.



10 Minutes

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Dr. Ian Turner

Dr. Ian Turner

Associate Professor in Learning and Teaching

University of Derby