Teaching

Classroom discussions can lead to important student learning. To most effectively use discussion as a teaching and learning tool in your course, consider these suggestions.

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Professional Development

Bill Taylor, professor emeritus of political science at Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, Ill., is deeply convinced that academic integrity on the part of both faculty and students is an essential part of any true educational experience.

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Good Practices
Academic Integrity
Teaching

February 2007

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Teaching

Students, especially those in nonelective courses, must be motivated to invest the time and effort necessary to succeed.

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Teaching

Socrates taught by asking questions, drawing out answers from his pupils to challenge the completeness and accuracy of their thinking. Here are the six types of questions Socrates posed:

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Professional Development
Teaching

Knowing students’ names helps improve the classroom climate, but for many, learning a large number of names can be difficult and frustrating. But take heart!

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Professional Development
Teaching

As the semester draws to a close, think about how to make the final assignment you require of students a learning experience they can carry with them as they move on in their course of studies.

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Professional Development
Teaching

First impressions matter in most situations and especially in the classroom. As a TA, you might be concerned about your role as an authority figure.

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Teaching

One way to reach students early is to put in writing, and then discuss your course policies, requirements, tests and assignments with your students in class. If your syllabus is already written, use this checklist to test its adequacy.

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Teaching

August 2009

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Teaching

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