Lecture vs Curriculum - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between lecture and curriculum

is that lecture is (senseid) a spoken lesson or exposition, usually delivered to a group while curriculum is curriculum vitae.

As a verb lecture

is (senseid)(ambitransitive) to teach (somebody) by giving a speech on a given topic.

lecture

Noun

(en noun)
  • (senseid) A spoken lesson or exposition, usually delivered to a group.
  • *
  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=1 , passage=The stories did not seem to me to touch life. […] They left me with the impression of a well-delivered stereopticon lecture , with characters about as life-like as the shadows on the screen, and whisking on and off, at the mercy of the operator.}}
  • A berating or scolding.
  • (obsolete) The act of reading.
  • Verb

    (lectur)
  • (senseid)(ambitransitive) To teach (somebody) by giving a speech on a given topic.
  • To preach, to berate, to scold.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-07, author=(Gary Younge)
  • , volume=188, issue=26, page=18, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Hypocrisy lies at heart of Manning prosecution , passage=The dispatches […] also exposed the blatant discrepancy between the west's professed values and actual foreign policies. Having lectured the Arab world about democracy for years, its collusion in suppressing freedom was undeniable as protesters were met by weaponry and tear gas made in the west, employed by a military trained by westerners.}}

    Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * lecturer

    curriculum

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • The set of courses, coursework, and their content, offered at a school or university.
  • (obsolete) A racecourse; a place for running.
  • Derived terms

    * core curriculum * curriculum vitae * extracurricular