Encouraging a Positive Perspective
We will all undoubtedly fall victim to boredom at some time or another throughout
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Introduction to College Teaching
This seminar will explore a wide range of issues related to higher education
and college teaching. It will meet during the first twelve weeks of the semester. Weekly topics include:
an overview of higher education in the United States; developing a teaching philosophy; multiple roles of
the faculty member; motivating students; testing and grading; active learning; technology in the
classroom; teaching large classes; and other contemporary classroom issues. To receive a special permission number please contact the TA Project by phone, 732-932-7747, or
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