In Defense of the Lecture
Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology
Science education research has produced empirical data supporting good teaching techniques. An awareness of this body of knowledge can be helpful in deciding what to do with your 50 minutes to increase the effectiveness of your lecture. Some simple but effective research-based lecture strategies are reviewed.
Journal of College Science Teaching
Bland M, Saunders G, Frisch JK. 2007. In defense of the lecture. Journal of College Science Teaching 37(2):10-3.