I Don’t Want You In My Class!!

Yes, I know the title is shocking, but I want you to imagine that you feel this from a course instructor because of your race, religion, sexual orientation, gender, age, ethnicity group, or nationality. what would be your reaction? Of course mostly you will drop the course, but with an incurable wound. We don’t want […]

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Students from passive receptors to dancers?!!!

As an instructor, crafting your teaching philosophy that you believe is the most effective for your students is not an easy task. As Sarah Deel mentioned, you probably as a new instructor will try to imitate the way your professors used to teach you when you were in school. However, everyone has his own personality […]

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How about Assessing professors!!

Last week we talked about how we as professors assess our students and gauge how much knowledge they acquired from our courses. An important question here arises. How professors are being assessed themselves? Probably the most widely known method of evaluating university professors these days is this survey given to the students at the end […]

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Are Exams The Only Way of Assessing Students?

How many of us are scared when they hear the word “EXAM”. I bet most of us do. The reason behind this is the stress caused by studying and digesting fair amounts of information before a predetermined date and our will to pass the exam and get good grades. The exam itself is supposed to […]

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