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Lectures and seminars

Expert guidance from Study Advice at the University of Reading

While few people would see university now as being about tutors imparting wisdom to their unquestioning pupils, most university teaching still takes place in lectures and seminars. So it'll be important for your study success to know how to get the most out of these. Participation in seminars may even be assessed, so thinking ahead about strategies to deal with speaking and listening in groups can be especially important. Browse these pages and the useful links provided to help you develop your skills for dealing with lectures and seminars.