TCEM 172 Students –
Here is an overview of and recommendations for SUCCESS in TCEM 172
ASK QUESTIONS, VOICE CONCERNS, SHARE COMMENTS—with the Instructor first
Whenever you have questions, concerns or comments about TCEM 172, contact the instructor first, as soon as you
have a question, concern or comment.
The instructor is THE person responsible for responding, and for decision-making.
Express your questions, concerns or comments in a clear, respectful, tactful manner. Share your ideas. Offer
ATTITUDE, BEHAVIOR, HONESTY, PURPOSE
Be respectful, tactful and civil in actions, behaviors and attitudes
Act honestly—in interactions with others, in use of materials and resources
Act in ways that promote and facilitate the educational purpose of being together in TCEM 172.
Read the material—instructions, directions, readings
Read early, read often
Read for understanding
Read with a purpose
Read material 2-3 times at a minimum
Study for learning and for earning the grade you plan to earn
Study early, study often
Recognize that you will find some material very interesting, some material very boring, and some material in
between. That’s life! To learn what you want to learn, and to earn the grade you want to earn, you will need to study
and learn the material.
Recognize that YOU are the ‘decider’ in terms of what you learn, how efficiently you go about learning the material,
when and how you study and learn the material, and how much time you devote to grousing or complaining or