ERIC Number: ED302562
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
The Feedback Lecture. Idea Paper No. 13.
Osterman, Dean; And Others
The feedback lecture represents an attempt to address problems affecting traditional classroom lecture techniques. Typical complaints associated with the latter include boredom, one-way communication, problems with notetaking, pacing problems, lack of guidelines and outlines, lack of enthusiasm and student involvement, and an overload of detail to the detriment of supporting concepts. Prior to the proposed feedback lecture, student receive a study guide. During the lecture, which involves a short presentation by the teacher followed by small-group discussion among the learners, students are guided by outlines and teacher notes. The technique, an outgrowth of programmed instruction, is based on classification of learners according to those inclined toward innovation, analysis, common sense, or dynamism. It appears that feedback lectures help students to develop study skills that permit efficient comprehension, storage, recall, and application of textual material. Instructional objectives, lecture outlines, post-lecture activities, and guided notetaking are central to the technique. Two case studies and a study guide for listening and notetaking are included. (TJH)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Kansas State Univ., Manhattan. Center for Faculty Evaluation and Development in Higher Education.
Note: Document is printed in colored ink on colored paper, and contains small type.