Teaching

Your Teaching's Impact on Undergraduates

Whether you teach a lab, recitation or lecture or work with students in a resource room as a tutor, you function as a role model and a mentor, serving the needs of undergraduate students in ways that many faculty can’t. But how?

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The One-Word Journal

This is a simple technique described by Angelo and Cross (1991) to encourage students to read and to reflect on what they read.

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Helping Troubled Students

Conflicts with troubled students can happen when you least expect them. From a student angry about a bad grade to a one who comes to you for help with a personal problem, it’s wise to be prepared.

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Navigating Graduate School
Wellness

Strategies for Getting Students to Read

Classroom research suggests that, for any given day and assignment, only 20-30% of the students have completed the assigned course reading, which means instructors are often attempting to facilitate learning when the majority of students have not

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Using Games to Teach, Motivate and Engage Students

Growing evidence indicates that games allow students to focus well enough to learn better. The Oct.

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End-of-Semester Grading

Are you overwhelmed at the prospect of grading student papers and exams at the end of the term?

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Advice for Teaching Assistants

In brief, here are some tips for TAs from Professor Jan Tullis at Brown University.
• Consult with your professor to define your duties.

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What Makes a Good Teacher?

In his September 28, 2009, post in Tomorrow’s Professor, Rick Reis presented Dr. Peter Biedler’s list of 10 characteristics that make a good teacher. Here we offer a brief summary of five of those qualities for our readers to reflect on.

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New Graduate–Level Teaching Course

November 2011

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Motivating Students

Rule 1: Emphasize the most critical concepts continuously. Reiterate these concepts in lectures and assignments throughout the course.

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