Your undergraduate students come from a variety of different backgrounds, regions, secondary school experiences and belief systems. These are just a few factors that contribute to the prior knowledge in your classroom.
The Muddiest Point efficiently provides instructors with timely student feedback. While students may shy from raising their hands and to ask questions, they tend to see the Muddiest Point as unobtrusive.
Whether this is your first semester teaching or your tenth, you can find a variety of services and supportright here on campus to you help improve your teaching strategies and document your successes as a teacher.
Here's the best advice you’ll ever get about the first day of class: Forget about the traditional reading of the syllabus! Think of the mixed message you send with a dry syllabus review: “I want you to be active learners and critical thinkers.