BEST PRACTICES IN TEACHING

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BEST PRACTICES IN TEACHING Adapted from: PowerPoint by Tracy Lambert Griggs The University of North Carolina, Asheville
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Why become a more effective teacher? Few of us enter schools where it doesn’t matter It will be important to your success as a job applicant Teaching can be incredibly rewarding
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What makes a teacher “effective”? What would you you say are the characteristics of an effective teacher? What traits did your favorite teachers possess? What does it take from a teacher to make you an effective learner? What characteristics do you really admire in a teacher/professor?
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What the “Experts” Say Knowledge of the subject matter Know your subject but don’t be afraid to say “I don’t know” The key is to be prepared for each class Preparation: Reduces anxiety Prevents confusion Enhances student learning
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What the “Experts” Say Be well-organized and set clear expectations Students aren’t mind-readers! Be consistent
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What the “Experts” Say The passion is there Enthusiasm for the subject and for teaching Be dynamic and energetic!
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2009 for the course UTL 101 taught by Professor Kieke during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas.

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