Dr Euan Spence, from the Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Bath, discusses the challenge for new undergraduates of learning proofs from a maths course, and teaching the central idea of the proof as a key stage.

# Tagged: Lectures

## Maths lectures with iPads: pros and cons

Dr Kit Yates from the Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Bath reflects on his experience of using iPads in mathematics lectures as part of a trial to provide his pros and cons for their use.

## Bringing material to life

Dr Fabio Nemetz from the Department of Computer Science at the University of Bath, leads this video looking at using multimedia to bring media to life in a lecture, with contributions from students and examples from other staff. This video is part of a set in which Fabio and his students discuss techniques he uses do try to make lectures more engaging.

Video Producer: David James

## Focus and attention in lectures

Dr Fabio Nemetz from the Department of Computer Science at the University of Bath, leads this video looking at some ways to improve focus and attention for students in a lecture, with contributions from students and examples from other staff. This video is part of a set in which Fabio and his students discuss techniques he uses do try to make lectures more engaging.

Video Producer: David James

## Why should students attend your lectures?

Dr Fabio Nemetz from the Department of Computer Science at the University of Bath, leads this video looking at the question of why students should attend your lecture, with contributions from students and footage of other teachers at the University. This video is part of a set in which Fabio and his students discuss techniques he uses to try to make lectures more engaging.

Video Producer: David James

## Preparing the first lecture

Dr John Chew from the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Bath discusses his preparation for the first lecture of a course and the importance of revision to making good first impressions.