Lecture Method of teaching, Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages

Sat, 12/01/2012 - 10:50 -- Umar Farooq

Definition of Lecture Method of Teaching

Lecture method of teaching is the oldest teaching method applied in educational institution. This teaching method is one way channel of communication of information. Students’ involvement in this teaching method is just to listen and sometimes pen down some notes if necessary during the lecture, combine the information and organized it.

One of the problems in this method is to grab the attention of students in class room. Another big problem is that many students in the class cannot follow the theme. Learning has a strong influence on method of teaching.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Lecture Method

Advantages of Lecture Method of Teaching

  1. In this teaching method a large amount the topics can be covered in a single class period.
  2. Using of this method exclude the using of any equipment or Lab.
  3. Learning material is not required.
  4. Student listening skills developed.
  5. Logical arrangement of the material in order to present it orally
  6. Help to learn languages 

Disadvantages of Lecture Method of Teaching

  1. Psychologically this method is acceptable because individuals are not alike. Teacher delivers the same lecture to both students without recognizing the individual differences.
  2. Learning is an active process thus study should encourage to actively participate in the class room instead of just listening the teacher.
  3. Language using in the lecture is above the standard of the students. They are not able get full advantage of the lecture.
  4. Lecture are often forgotten by the students soon after while learning is retained if activities are experienced.
  5. Attention level is not the same while student listening the lecture.

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