ENGAGING LECTURE TIP 9 Linked Lecturettes

A lecturette is a short, self-contained presentation of approximately fifteen to twenty minutes in length. Linked Lecturettes consist of stitching two or three lecturettes together within a larger presentation.

Linked Lecturettes have several advantages for lecturers. A lecturette's length works within the constraints of the individual attention span, which research suggests decreases in lectures after approximately fifteen or twenty minutes. Linked Lecturettes provide you with some flexibility in the order in which you present different segments of content, which meets the needs of lecturers who like to be more spontaneous in their delivery. Linked Lecturettes also present obvious times to break ...

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