26 Life Lessons from the Last Lecture of Randy Pausch. Randy Pausch's Home Page. I am flattered and embarassed by all the recent attention to my "Last Lecture.
" I am told that, including abridged versions, over six million people have viewed the lecture online. The lecture really was for my kids, but if others are finding value in it, that is wonderful. But rest assured; I'm hardly unique. Send your kids to Carnegie Mellon and the other professors here will teach them valuable life lessons long after I'm gone. -- Randy To download a copy or order a DVD of "The Last Lecture".
A closed captioned version is available here (thanks to Hong Guo), and a version with subtitles is here (thanks to Friederike Brand) Transcript. and powerpoint slides here (low resolution: 13 meg) or here (full resolution: 272 meg). Transcripts and videos in other languages. The book will be available April 8th; details at: www.TheLastLecture.com . The Alice project (www.alice.org) - for college and high school use Caitlin Kelleher's work (www.alice.org/kelleher/storytelling) - Alice for younger kids. The Last Lecture Homework Help - eNotes.com - All Questions. What is the goal of Randy Pausch's lecture in The Last Lecture? - Homework Help. Randy Pausch was a professor at Carnegie Mellon University, and the tradition there (as in many colleges) was to have a retiring professor deliver a "last lecture" in which he would share whatever wisdom and insights he wished to impart before leaving the institution.
On September 18, 2007, Pausch delivers his last lecture before spending his last days with his wife and children. That speech is the substance of The Last Lecture. The title of his last lecture was "Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams," and he shared inspirational words, stories, and pictures with his large audience comprised of family, friends, colleagues, and students. Pausch was dying of pancreatic cancer and knew he would not live long enough to see his children grow up, so he used this lecture to share with his children who their father was as well as inspiring them to dream and achieve their own goals. Pausch encourages people to “dream big dreams" and to use their time wisely: The Last Lecture Lesson Plans. Teaching the Last Lecture: 25 Lessons & Activities. The Last Lecture is a great book.
(The speech also can be watched.) It teaches so many life lessons. I have been using this book for the last few years in a senior elective course. My students read independently in class for 20 – 30 minutes. I find this method to be most effective for my classes, you may choose to use the book as an outside reading. For the silent sustained reading, the students fill out a journal entry at the end of the reading session. For a more detailed Click on the link to see a more detailed account of the lesson. Randy Pausch: The Last Lecture 25 Activities 1. 2. 3. A. B. C. 4. 5. 6. A. B. C. 7. 8. A. B. “Never make a decision until you have to.” “Just because you’re in the driver’s seat does not mean you have to fun people over.” Explain the valuable advice you have received from your parents.