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Advantages Of Lecture Method

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A lecture is given by an instructor, lecturer or speaker to the students through the form of a talk or presentation. Lecture method is very popular for all the instructors used in teaching and training at education field with all the modern training systems and computer technology. This method is very convenient because it can be used for a huge number of students and instructors have a greater control over the topic which will be taught in the classroom because they are the information provider for the class. Students are able to gain knowledge quickly as lecture is a straightforward way for instructor to provide knowledge to students. Auditory learner’s student may find that lectures in good for them because it is their learning style. “A competent speaker also can use the lecture to stimulate…show more content…
The classroom lecture is a special form of communication in which voice, gesture, movement, facial expression, and eye contact can either complement or detract from the content. (Davis, 1993). In this teaching method, a large amount of topics can be taught in a single class period without using any extra equipment or lab. Besides, students’ listening skills can be developed and help in learning languages. In article “Common Teaching Methods”, it is stated that strengths of lecture method that it presents factual material in direct, logical manner, contains experience which inspires, stimulates thinking to open discussion, and useful for a large group. (McCarthy, 1992). To make lecture method to be more effective and interesting for students, lecturer should deliver information dramatically by using example to make it more memorable by students. Then, the teachers need to ask questions throughout the lecture so students can involve in the learning process and to check whether they really understand about that specific topic and teacher also should get the feedback of students to improve their lecture
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