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Tips for motivating your students and yourself as a college teacher

by Ah Ram Lee
Ph.D. student, University of Florida

Motivation is one of the fundamental and critical basis in teaching. Most of the practical teaching tactics that encourage learning would not likely work without motivation. 712 more words

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First class meeting: Setting personal goals for course; considering issues in higher ed

by Julie Dodd

The structure of school in most parts of the world provides the energizing opportunity of stopping, rethinking and restarting. In higher education, most colleges and universities are on either the semester or quarter system with students and teachers getting a new start at least two or three times a year. 217 more words

Mass Communication Teaching (MMC 6930)

Use discussion to promote active learning in the classroom: Strategies and tips for college teachers

by Jungyun Won
Ph.D. student, University of Florida

Students do not learn as much by listening to teachers as they do by participating in discussions (Chickering & Gamson, 1987; Ericksen, 1984). 447 more words

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Strategies for designing group projects

by Tianduo Zhang
Ph.D. student, University of Florida

Group projects can be an extremely helpful tool for instruction. Group projects allow students to work on complex projects, get work done faster, learn communication and collaboration, and become familiar with the real-world working environment that requires teamwork. 831 more words

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14 tips for multiple-choice test construction

by Jing “Taylor” Wen
Ph.D. student, University of Florida

Multiple-choice test is widely used in many undergraduate courses to evaluate students learning. Instructors like multiple-choice tests because such tests offer flexibility for assessing a diversity of content, allow for reliable assessment of scores, and are efficient in terms of time involved in grading. 617 more words

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Academic dishonesty: More than plagiarism and cheating on tests

by Jasper Fessmann
Ph.D. student, University of Florida

Academic dishonesty invokes in most teacher “copy and paste” plagiarism or attempts to cheat on tests. Unfortunately, these are things that will sooner or later be an issue encountered by any university teacher. 587 more words

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Strategies for assisting students with disabilities -- providing accommodations in college classes

by Kéran Billaud
Ph.D. student, University of Florida

Disabilities can affect physical movement, visual-spatial perception, sensitivity, concentration, and social interaction. Each one of these can make a lecture or lab more difficult than they need to be for a student who has disabilities. 804 more words

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