Student Preparedness

  • Preparing New Students for the College Workload

    Preparing New Students for the College Workload

    Alleviate some of the shock students feel when they realize workload expectations are not like those in high school.

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  • 3 Steps to Teaching Students Independence

    3 Steps to Teaching Students Independence

    As students journey through college, instructors have the unique ability to help them grow into adulthood.

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  • 7 Tips for Creating Successful Online Classes

    7 Tips for Creating Successful Online Classes

    Online courses present challenges unlike what we find in face to face courses. Here are some tips to increase student engagement in your virtual classroom.

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  • The Benefits of Study Groups

    The Benefits of Study Groups

    Study groups give you a chance to learn differently and help each other without the pressure from instructors.

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  • 3 Ways to Incorporate College Readiness into the Classroom

    3 Ways to Incorporate College Readiness into the Classroom

    As educators, you play a key role in preparing students for the future. Here are ways to build confidence and gain understanding as students prepare for the next step.

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  • Engaging Students Through a Flipped Classroom

    Engaging Students Through a Flipped Classroom

    A flipped classroom allows students to lead the discussion on material. But some planning needs to happen to insure students are prepared.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 5 Ways to Keep Students’ Attention in Class

    5 Ways to Keep Students’ Attention in Class

    Keeping students engaged can be challenging, especially further into the year. This instructor offers new techniques to adapt to your classroom.

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  • Shared Benefits of Connect for Students and Teachers1:07

    Shared Benefits of Connect for Students and Teachers

    An instructor shares how Connect helps prepare his students for a difficult course like Anatomy & Physiology.

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  • Helping Students Navigate Educational Technology

    Helping Students Navigate Educational Technology

    Despite popular belief, students aren't always as tech savvy as we believe. Overcoming some of those assumptions will benefit you and the students alike.

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  • Making the Most Out of Office Hours

    Making the Most Out of Office Hours

    How well time is spent during office hours doesn't entirely fall on the students. Instructors need to create an environment that supports students and can meet them halfway when necessary.

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  • 6 Scientific Principles Behind Adaptive Learning

    6 Scientific Principles Behind Adaptive Learning

    Adaptive learning is making it easier than ever before to reach and impact student education.

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  • "What Would Make This a Successful Year for You?" How Students Define Success in College

    "What Would Make This a Successful Year for You?" How Students Define Success in College

    Students and instructors often define success differently. This study clarifies what students are looking for in their 4 years at college.

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  • Using Connect Reports to Better Prepare Students1:05

    Using Connect Reports to Better Prepare Students

    An instructor shares his experience with using reports within McGraw-Hill Connect and how that information drives his classroom practices.

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  • Resources that Improve Student Learning & Preparedness

    Resources that Improve Student Learning & Preparedness

    Motivating students to come to class ready to learn takes time, effort and a deep understanding of students.

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  • Why I Teach Emotional Intelligence

    Why I Teach Emotional Intelligence

    Hear from Dr. Lisa Hoeffner on the ways that teaching emotional intelligence has helped students reach their goals.

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  • The Gender Divide: Women Feel Less Confident Entering the Workforce

    The Gender Divide: Women Feel Less Confident Entering the Workforce

    In the McGraw-Hill Education 2018 Future Workforce Survey college women report showing significantly less confidence about entering the workforce.

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  • The Exam Hurdle: 5 Tips to Prepare Students for Exam Weeks

    The Exam Hurdle: 5 Tips to Prepare Students for Exam Weeks

    Looking to help your students get ready for midterms? Here are 5 key instructor tips to help your students prepare.

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