by Donald Bligh

“Donald Bligh provides a comprehensive guide to the uses and possible abuses of the lecture method. Supported by copious research, Bligh offers a wealth of practical suggestions for making lectures more engaging and effective.”

Reading Guide [pdf]

Bligh’s book is divided into five main sections:
1. What Objectives Can Lectures Achieve?
2. What Factors Affect the Acquisition of Information?
3. What Lecture Techniques Apply These Factors Most Effectively?
4. Alternatives when Lecturing is Inadequate
5. Preparation for the Use of Lectures