Strategies for Making Lectures More Active, Engaging, and Meaningful

Learn a series of low-risk, very easy to implement strategies, tips, and tools to make teaching more student-centered and engaging.


Lecture is an efficient way to deliver a large amount of information to a large group of students, but it has long been criticized for failing to engage students and promote higher level thinking skills.

Despite the criticisms, lectures still prevail in many schools across subject areas. Many teachers rely on lecturing as the default teaching approach.

Are you ready to heighten student engagement as you teach? By implementing some simple, research-driven solutions, you can do just that!

Register today for the Magna Online Seminar, Strategies for Making Lectures More Active, Engaging, and Meaningful, presented by Meixun Zheng, PhD and you’ll learn low-risk teaching strategies for transforming lectures into student-centered learning experiences.


In this online seminar, you’ll learn non-tech and low-tech supported active learning solutions that promote student engagement, learning, and development of higher level cognitive skills during classes. By implementing these tools and strategies, you’ll better engage large student audiences.

Learning Goals

Upon completion of this seminar, you’ll be able to:

  • Understand the common misconceptions about active learning opportunities during lectures
  • Leverage non-tech and low-tech active learning strategies and tools during your lectures
  • Promote student engagement

Topics Covered

  • Styles of active learning
  • Student engagement
  • Dividing lectures into chunks
  • Effective questioning techniques
  • Whole group/small group activities
  • Writing/reflection activities
  • Mobile polling
  • Classroom gameplay


There’s no doubt that lectures are here to stay, so making lectures more active, engaging, and meaningful to students is a must for teachers. This presentation provides easy-to-implement solutions to these classroom problems.

Your seminar registration includes the following:

  • Downloadable PowerPoint presentations from the speaker
  • On-demand access
  • Written transcript
  • Supplemental materials
  • 100% satisfaction guarantee

There is no limit to how many times the seminar is accessed while available.


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