- The Effective College Lecturer
The Effective College Lecturer
Education is the gateway to better understanding, cultural
refinement and financial means. School education offers basic
information on various topics, whereas college education provides
specialized instruction and information, making way for a person to
follow and practice in a specific field.
In recent times, more importance is given for innovative
techniques in Education. There is a shift from 'teacher-centred'
learning to 'student-teacher-centred' learning. A good lecturer has
certain unique characteristics of planning the curriculum to the
smallest detail, and making allowance for unexpected circumstances.
They must choose teaching strategies that include variety, invite
groups of diverse learners, and value varying opinions regarding
A good lecturer must show enthusiasm, have a dynamic
personality, high motivation with a well balanced temperament. A
well planned lecture with use of audio visual presentations and
open discussions helps to make teaching a very lively and memorable
profession. Finally the most memorable and loved teacher is
approachable and always carries a smile on the face. A full package
of good personality, combined with good values and appropriate
qualifications; and a holistic approach toward teaching; all
combine to make the ideal and effective college-lecturer.