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Description and Purpose
During a Punctuated Lecture, students listen to the lecture for approximately twenty minutes. At the end of the lecture segment, the lecturer pauses and asks students to answer questions about what they are doing at that particular moment.
Punctuated Lectures help to promote student engagement during a lecture through the process of asking students to be more self-aware of their own involvement (Angelo & Cross, 1993). The activity also can help students refocus attention if their minds have wandered, which can help to improve active listening. Over time and ...