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Effectiveness Of Bite-Sized Lecture On Student Learning Outcomes, Noi Sian Koh, Swapna Gottipati, Venky Shankararaman Jun 2018

Effectiveness Of Bite-Sized Lecture On Student Learning Outcomes, Noi Sian Koh, Swapna Gottipati, Venky Shankararaman

Research Collection School Of Information Systems

Bite-Sized teaching approach uses relatively small learning units with short term focused activities. The paper presents the effectiveness of Bite-Sized lecture pedagogy on learning outcomes for an analytics course offered by the School of Information Technology at Nanyang Polytechnic. The methodology involves breaking a typical 1 hour lecture into 3 to 4 short lectures followed by related tutorial / practical exercises relevant to each respective short lecture. The results from the exercises shows statistically significant improvements in the assessed learning outcomes for the Bite-Sized lecture over the traditional one hour lecture. 75% of the surveyed respondents agreed that the speed of ...