Tag : Fluency

MANUSCRIPT: Appearances Can Be Deceiving: Instructor Fluency Increases Perceptions of Learning Without Increasing Actual Learning

The current study explored the effects of lecture fluency on students’ metacognitive awareness and regulation. Participants watched one of two short videos of an instructor explaining a scientific concept. In the fluent video the instructor stood upright, maintained eye contact, and spoke fluidly without notes. In the disfluent video the instructor slumped, looked away,