Ten Things to Make the First Day (and the Rest) of the Semester Successful

Today's students judge their instructors during the very first minutes of the very first day. In this session, you will learn how to make a great first impression, and will learn strategies for better teaching throughout the semester. Strategies include the value of a "today we will" list, a four-step lesson, use of interest inventories, and how to collect and return papers easily. This presentation includes how to get better course evaluations by following a few simple steps that all begin on the very first day of the semester.

Session Speaker(s)

Session Time and Location

4:00pm to 4:55pm
Maplewood B

Session Format

50 minute presentation

Session Track

Teaching and Learning