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Lecturing: An introduction for postdocs

This two-hour introductory workshop examines the process of preparing and giving lectures, including structuring and writing a lecture; how to gauge the appropriate level for a lecture; enhancing lectures through handouts and visual aids; pace, voice projection, body language; alternative strategies for effective lecturing.

Separate versions of this workshop are run for postdocs who will lecture in the arts, humanities and social sciences and for postdocs who will lecture in the sciences and mathematics.

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Lecturing: Performance

This course focuses on the practical element of delivery. It will provide you with the opportunity to explore techniques for connecting emotionally and intellectually with an audience, along with overcoming nerves. You will look at how to handle questions effectively and practise vocal techniques.

This course runs once in Michaelmas, twice in Lent and once in the Easter Term.

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The new Outstanding Student Contribution to Education Awards, established by the Centre for Teaching and Learning only in May this year, are intended to recognise and celebrate the efforts made by our students in enhancing the excellence of Cambridge education. We were delighted by the enthusiastic response to the launch...

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This week saw the 26th Pilkington Prize awards ceremony take place at Girton College, where the weather held out for us to enjoy a lovely evening. Thirteen members of staff were celebrated for their outstanding teaching, with prizes awarded by the Senior Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Education, Professor Graham Virgo. We were...