Teaching large classes

Many instructors at SFU teach classes that enroll hundreds of students, take place in large lecture theatres, and involve multi-member instructional teams. Below are links to resources designed to address the challenges of teaching large classes.

Key literature

Available from the TLC lending library

Campus services

Audio/visual support for lecture theatres

Case examples

What other SFU instructors have done


Talk to someone in the Teaching and Learning Centre

For more information


   Teaching and Learning Centre

There is no one way to teach a large class. We have to take into account our teaching style, the characteristics of our students, and the goals and objectives of our course.   

Sallie M. Ives, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
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