Reducing disruptive noise in lecture halls by connecting with our students


  • Ewomazino Caulker University of Greenwich



noise, safety, student engagement, learning theories, Maslow ideas


AbstractThis author argues that, when lecturers establish a safe environment that supports students’ sense of belonging and fosters empathy, disruptive noise in lectures is likely to be reduced. Such a connection may be achieved by considering students’ needs and by embedding socio-emotional learning (SEL) into lecture delivery.

Author Biography

Ewomazino Caulker, University of Greenwich

The author is a law lecturer at the University of Greenwich, with a particular interest in conflicts, war crimes and human rights abuses. She teaches law subjects and legal skills to foundation, level 4 and level 5 law students.


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