Classroom Best Practices

  • Everything You Need in Your Syllabus

    Everything You Need in Your Syllabus

    This guide offers insight as to how a well organized and thought out syllabus is key to a streamlined classroom where both instructors and students understand the expectations.

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  • Inclusion Starts on Day 1: Making Classroom Empathy a Priority

    Inclusion Starts on Day 1: Making Classroom Empathy a Priority

    Establishing an inclusive environment doesn’t happen overnight but starting on Day 1 can make inclusion and understanding the foundation of your classroom.

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  • Best 19 Apps to Use in the Classroom

    Best 19 Apps to Use in the Classroom

    Take your classroom to the next level beyond PowerPoint and Google Slides. These 19 apps can help create more powerful and memorable learning experiences.

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  • Listen Up: How to Communicate Effectively with Students

    Listen Up: How to Communicate Effectively with Students

    Cultivating a classroom that values open communication is a key to impacting student success throughout their time in your course to the rest of their lives.

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  • Best Practices for Engaging Students in Large Lecture Courses

    Best Practices for Engaging Students in Large Lecture Courses

    Large lectures offer challenges that are different from smaller classes. Creating some changes and utilizing best practices can help make a large class feel smaller to foster learning for students.

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  • 5 Things Instructors Can Control When It Comes to Retention

    5 Things Instructors Can Control When It Comes to Retention

    Keeping retention 100% is unrealistic for institutions. However, instructors have the power to impact students and help keep them in school as they reach their goals.

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  • Dealing with Difficult Topics: Politics in the Classroom

    Dealing with Difficult Topics: Politics in the Classroom

    Political discussions are happening more in classrooms and are more divisive than before. No matter the discipline, being prepared to have educational and respectful discussions in class is crucial.

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  • What Supporting Adult Learners Really Means

    What Supporting Adult Learners Really Means

    Adult learners are students who have obligations beyond the classroom and experience to support the new material they learn. Reaching them means instructors may have to adapt to new ways of teaching.

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  • 4 Time Management Tips for Instructors

    4 Time Management Tips for Instructors

    Better time management means instructors can focus on having better classes while enjoying more free time.

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  • How to Engage Shy Students in the Classroom

    How to Engage Shy Students in the Classroom

    Engaging everyone can only make the classroom experience more enjoyable and interesting for each student.

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  • 5 Effective Methods of Feedback for Student Success

    5 Effective Methods of Feedback for Student Success

    Feedback is crucial to ensuring students are learning and learning well. Different forms of feedback can ease student minds while lowering instructor stress.

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  • Handling Possible Cases of Academic Dishonesty

    Handling Possible Cases of Academic Dishonesty

    Encountering possible cases of plagiarism and academic dishonesty is always disappointing. Having a plan in place to approach these challenges makes it easier.

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  • Giving the “Right” Grade: Advice on A vs. B vs. C vs. D Work

    Giving the “Right” Grade: Advice on A vs. B vs. C vs. D Work

    Setting clear standards and criteria makes it easier for students to know what instructors are looking for as well as making assignments easier to grade.

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  • 7 Tips to Balance Teaching With Grading

    7 Tips to Balance Teaching With Grading

    Grading assignments can be stressful, but there are ways to prevent it from being overwhelming.

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  • It's Not the Students — It's the Access

    It's Not the Students — It's the Access

    For some students, getting course materials can be challenging and set them behind for the rest of the semester. Early access is helping instructors & students make an impact from day one.

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  • How to Effectively Communicate With Your Students

    How to Effectively Communicate With Your Students

    Emails don't always get read. Students are already packing up within the final 2 minutes of class. So how do you make sure students know important announcements?

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  • Break the Cycle of Classroom Hand-Holding. Teach Independence.

    Break the Cycle of Classroom Hand-Holding. Teach Independence.

    Creating a classroom that fosters accountability and equity can help lay a foundation of independence that students can take with them through their lives.

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  • The Two R's: The  Role of Faculty in  Recruitment and Retention

    The Two R's: The Role of Faculty in Recruitment and Retention

    Today, student recruitment is often done digitally. The reality is that faculty actually has the most personal and meaningful impact on students.

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  • 4 Ways to Support Non-Traditional Students

    4 Ways to Support Non-Traditional Students

    Non-traditional students have different needs and expectations than the typical student. Are you accommodating them in your classroom?

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  • Control the Clock – 5 Time Management Tips for Instructors

    Control the Clock – 5 Time Management Tips for Instructors

    Students and instructors always seem to be running against the clock. Fortunately, a few things can be done to make everyone's lives a little easier.

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