1. Be expressive. Students do better on tests then.
2. Give them a framework for the lecture. Maybe a skeletal note framework that they can fill in with the major points.
3. Give the students short breaks throughout the lecture to review their notes and ask questions.
4. Give students assignments that encourage them to use their lecture notes.
That’s what I got out of Tomorrow’s Professor’s posting.
A longer point summary (12 lines or so) can be found at the end of the essay.