Student Caring - A Podcast for Professors
Join professors de Roulet and Pecoraro as they encourage professors to achieve success.

How to Identify and Fix a Bad Class

What Happens When a Class Goes Bad?

Listen to Podcast Episode No. 14  [display_podcast]

PODCAST OUTLINE
Difficulty of materiel?
Does class seem well organized / well planned?
Inconsistency with the syllabus and assignments.
Is the class what you expected it to be?

DAVID
Questions to ask yourself?
Am I revising / deviating from the syllabus?
Am I revising / deviating from students exceptions?
How do I feel about going to class?
Are there one or more students who are showing their discontent?
Respond to positive feedback and students will notice.

DANIEL
DON’T fall into a retaliation mode.
Inform your department chair about the situation and ask for advise.  - Avoid surprises. - Be pro-active. - Ask a trusted colleague for advice.

DAVID
Before walking into the classroom - re discover you “Self Confident” Mode.
“CHEERFUL EXPECTANCY” are good words to keep in mind.
Review your resume and prior EXCELLENT course evaluations.
If you have teaching for awhile, look at where previous successful students are now today

DANIEL
Use a little humor to lighten the atmosphere.
Find an acceptable way to lighten their load without sacrificing quality of instruction.
Don’t give up.

We welcome your feedback to this podcast and our work:

You May:
Go to iTunes and write a review
Email us! Daniel: daniel@studentcaring.com
David: david@studentcaring.com
Respond to the BLOG on STUDENTCARING . COM
OR You may tell give voice feedback on student caring TOLL - FREE voice number,

1 - (855) NEWWAY- CARE       That’s - 1 -(855) 639-9292

This episode was recorded on: Thursday, March 1, 2012

THANK YOU FOR LISTENING & PLEASE JOIN OUR COMMUNITY

You canfind us on these social networks:
Twitter
Facebook
Google +
... This way, we can keep you informed about our upcoming eBook and Audio program:  The Caring Professor: A Guide to Effective, Rewarding, and Rigorous Teaching

Until next time:  Keep Caring!

 

 

The Student Caring Project / Podcast No. 14
What Happens When A Class Goes Bad / Part Three
Direct download: sc_pod_14.mp3
Category:Higher Education -- posted at: 9:43pm PDT
Comments[0]

Adding comments is not available at this time.