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large group teaching

Describes the range of methods used to teach large groups usually over thirty or forty students.

This threshold number is dependent upon discipline and organisation however with economies of scale being an influencing factor in curriculum design academics are continuing to see their group sizes increase. Large group teaching methods might include the traditional lecture format a combination of large group interaction with facilitated small group work blended or online teaching using collaborative technology. 


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