Teaching

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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November 2011

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

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At the conclusion of the semester, after you bid goodbye to your students and submit final grades, you receive the email. Student evaluations are now available. You’ve been waiting anxiously for them.

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November 2011

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This activity, based on the concept of speed dating, keeps students moving, awake, and engaged; gives them a chance to get familiar with each other’s ideas on a text or topic in a short time period; warms them up for more in-depth d

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Assess and evaluate are words closely enough related to be used in defining each other. However, there are differences in educational assessment and evaluation processes.

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If teams are structured properly, most students end the semester liking them. Many report having made new friends.

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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.

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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.

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