Are University Lecturers Cutting Corners?
I have recently been speaking to a university student who was commenting that she was unhappy with the value for money she was receiving from her university lecturers.
It would appear that some lecturers are now preparing their lectures using systems like Powerpoint, but seem to be forgetting that the Powerpoint presentation systems are intended as an aid to lectures, not to replace it.
Those lecturers under question now seem to be giving lectures by reading out their Powerpoint presentation verbatim, and not embellishing or expanding on the contents.
Given how much our students are being charged for their University education, and how much they get into debt to pay for it, surely they are entitled to Lecturers actually earning their fees by adding their personal input into supplimenting the automated presentation given.
If lecturers continue to only read out their presentation verbatim, then there…
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