Monthly Archives: December 2011

Practice what we preach?

As I have been working on the ThinkAchieve Quality Assessment Plan, I have pondered long on if I even think that I know how to think critically.  If so, how is that exhibited?  Can my students “see” it?  Can I explain how I “do” it?  How do faculty express their critical thinking skills?  See for a perspective on this…  What would happen if we took our own tests?

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What Do Students Want in a Teacher?

Interesting article on what students see as the most important characteristics of faculty….  See  The full paper is online at (Student Perceptions of Effective Teaching in Higher Education).  Number one on the list?  Respect! And read the full report to see what students mean by that term…..

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