" this session is supposed to be an hour, but if you all keep quiet and listen we can get through it in 30 minutes..."
Or the classic I have experienced myself, "you don't want to be here, I don't want to be here but we're stuck here so let's get on with it"
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On 23 Oct 2012, at 08:08, "Simon Inger" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> You won't need this in the exam....
> Simon Inger
> On 22 Oct 2012, at 19:05, "Vlachopoulos, Panos" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Dear colleagues,
>> I am looking to create a short but also fun 'learning object' to communicate with my PGCert participants things that they should avoid or at least think twice before they say to students when they start their lectures or any teaching session. Through an informal session with past PGCert participants we identified the following as possible ways to 'lose your students' attention in 30 seconds':
>> 1. I am not an expert in this area but I was asked to cover the materials ....
>> 2. I haven't updated this presentation for a while now...but
>> 3. I know this presentation is going to be boring, but please try to focus....
>> 4. This is a very difficult lecture but....
>> Can you please add to this list your top phrase? My aim is to create a short 5-8 minutes video in the form of an animation with talking heads using the expressions that I will collect. I will make the video available through youtube to this list so you can use it if you think it would be of any use to you! I will acknowledge all contributors at the end of the video. Please reply directly to my e-mail to avoid overloading this mailist: [log in to unmask]
>> Thank you
>> Dr Panos Vlachopoulos, B.Ed,M.Ed,PhD,FHEA
>> Programme Director PGCPP
>> Lecturer in Academic Practice
>> Centre for Learning Innovation and Professional Practice
>> Aston University
>> B4 7ET
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