Strategies for large group teaching

Effective Presentations

The skills of effective presenting are principle driven and teaching faculty need to be equipped in developing the learning environment, knowing how to actively engage learners and in being able to self-access their own teaching competencies.

Effective Presentations Teaching Tips

Hafler JP. Effective presentations: tips for success. Nature Immunology, 2011

Yardley S, Teunissen PW, Dornan T. Experiential learning: Transforming theory into practice. Medical Teacher, 2012

Buzz Groups

This method offers an effective strategy for promoting small-group interactions among learners in a large group setting. The facilitator instructs the attendees to gather into groups of two to four people who are in proximity of one another.  A specific, focused question is given to the groups to discuss in a measured short time frame (two to four minutes). 

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