If you type “teaching mistakes” into your favorite search engine you will get more than 45 million hits. I found articles with titles like “Teaching Mistakes: Four Lessons for Instructors ,” “Ten Worst Teaching Mistakes,” “How the Best Teachers Avoid the 20 Most Common Teaching Mistakes,” and “The 67 Worst Teaching Mistakes.” Where does it stop? Is the teaching profession the most mistake-ridden of all? Is there an award for the writer who identifies the most mistakes?
I have often said that anyone can teach at a research university, but you have to be good to teach at a community college. This case study supports my contention. Problems with college students are … well … a real problem
Learn what instructors say scares them the most.
What Scares You About Teaching College Courses?
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How to avoid mistakes college teachers make.
How do you quiet annoying student?
Why would any good college instructor so quickly turn bad?
This best technique for dealing with grade appeals begins by taking steps to avoid them.
Student grade appeals can be an unpleasant, time consuming annoyance. However, there are steps the wise college instructor can take to avoid them.
Learn why some parents inappropriately intervene when their children run into problems at college and why this should be a rallying call for action.