Seven Principles of Good Teaching

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Seven Principles of Good Teaching The following is a brief summary of the Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education as compiled in a study supported by the American Association for Higher Education, the Education Commission of the United States, and The Johnson Foundation. 1. Good Practice Encourages Student-Faculty Contact Frequent student-faculty contact in and out of classes is the most important factor in student motivation and involvement. Faculty concern helps students get through rough times and keep on working. Knowing a few faculty members well enhances students' intellectual commitment and encourages them to think about their own values and future plans. 2. Good Practice Encourages Cooperation Among Students Learning is enhanced when it is more like a team effort than a solo race. Good learning, like good work, is collaborative and social, not competitive and isolated. Working with others often increases involvement in learning. Sharing one's own ideas and responding to others' reactions improves thinking and
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2010 for the course ACAD ACAD110 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '10 term at University of Findlay.

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