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Discipline problems in college classrooms: Strategies on how to avoid or address

by Robert H. Wells
Ph.D. student, University of Florida

Discipline is a concern for all college instructors at some point in their career. Having an idea of some common discipline problems, as well as possible solutions to them, will help mitigate the problems when they occur as well as help instructors reduce the anxiety they may have about disciplining students. 870 more words

Mass Communication Teaching (MMC 6930)

Providing Remediation: How College Professors Can Help All Students Succeed

by Earlesha Butler
Ph.D student, University of Florida

Offering remediation, or academic assistance, to students is nothing new for state and private universities. Because some states have cut or reduced funding for student remediation, students who’d typically enroll in fundamental classes to enhance their academic skills are now in courses with peers who may be advanced. 527 more words

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Experiential education enhances active learning for college students

by Baobao Song
Ph.D. student, University of Florida

Tell me and I forget, teach me and I remember, involve me and I will learn.
                                        — Benjamin Franklin… 362 more words

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Your Friend, The Rubric -- How rubrics can assist you as a college instructor

by Rich Shumate
Ph.D. Student/Teaching Assistant, University of Florida

Rubrics can an effective tool to use for assignments that are being assessed subjectively, including writing assignments, term papers, performances, photography or artwork, and journalism. 229 more words

Mass Communication Teaching (MMC 6930)

Tips for using videos to enhance college teaching and learning

by Kelly Flowers-Rose
Ph.D. student, University of Florida

Undergraduate students have an attention span on average of 20 minutes. Therefore, college instructors need to be able to engage these students by interspersing different teaching techniques. 470 more words

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