Course-Specific Strategies

The Top 10 Mistakes Made by Instructors in Large Courses

This particular list was compiled from the responses of more than 700 first-year college students taking courses enrolling 150 or more students. They were asked to answer this prompt: “In your opinion, what is the biggest mistake college instructors make in the classroom?” There aren’t

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What Is the Public Face of Your Field?

Required introductory courses—that’s how most students meet our disciplines or, as John Zipp says (he’s writing specifically about sociology), they are the “public face” of the field. Triangulating data from several sources, Zipp raises a number of questions about these first and, for most students,

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