Do the faculty members at your school know how to respond effectively when confronted by uncooperative or even aggressive students? Find out how to successfully manage the full-range of student behavior problems. We use role play scenarios of problematic classroom behaviors to share strategies for responding effectively.
Parents worry. Some are concerned about their childrenís relationships, academic stand, or living arrangements. And some parents bring their concerns to bear when speaking with faculty membersÖsometimes at the top of their lungs. So what should you do? We suggest that you see this type of situation as a ďteachable moment" for the parent.
All faculty members have students who cheat in their classrooms. Should our primary response to classroom cheating be prevention, punishment, or indifference? With 11 pages of supplementals, we explain how a developmental approach can ensure that all your students stay on the track to ethical academic success.
This seminar helps you frame non-traditional students life and work experiences as assets to leverage in the classroom. It explores some instructional design and delivery tactics that you can use in classes that consist of mostly non-traditional students or those that have just a few.
Students can challenge your authority in all sorts of ways. Some are overt (is he actually snoring?!), and some are not (that gentle pitter-pat you hear is most likely not rain on the roof Ö itís texting). This content-rich program examines effective and appropriate responses when students cross the line.
Managing the workload of an online course can be more challenging than managing a face-to-face course. We walk you through an online instructor checklist created at Penn State University. When you have completed it, you will have created an instructorís course manual that will help you stay organized, manage your workload, and keep your students working toward the learning goals.
Bullying and teasing takes many forms, but none of them are acceptable in higher education classrooms. Brian Van Brunt, Ed.D., an experienced educator and counselor, shares a resolutely practical approach, developed to help you confront the issue of bullying or teasing in your classroom.†
College studentsí behavior can be rude, arrogant, and insulting at times.† This timely and targeted session will help you develop reasonable responses to students with unreasonable behavior.† You will be able to keep your cool and handle any situation with a level head.
Focused, energizing classroom discussions that involve everyone are what higher education instructors dream of. Too bad they donít just happen. But you can learn the careful planning and structuring it takes to make them happen. We show you how to structure and plan classroom discussions to maximize student engagement, student participation, and learning.
Introverted students can find themselves at a disadvantage in the contemporary college classroom.† Learn effective teaching strategies to engage introverted students in class discussions and how to guide them beyond their comfort zones.
Many first-year students arrive at college unprepared. Itís not that they arenít smart or motivated. Instead, they experience a gap between the academic culture in high school and the culture of the university. These students arrive on campus thinking they are ready when no one has told them the rules have changed. This online seminar gives you the tools and techniques to help new students thrive during their first semester and throughout the rest of their college career.
Veterans returning to higher education face cognitive and physical challenges. Discover effective responses to the learning needs of todayís disabled student veterans and understand the impact of acquired disabilities on learning.
Your syllabus and classroom policies set the tone for your class, but they may not be creating a welcoming learning environment. Learn tips designed to help you use classroom policies to support student engagement and a smooth-running classroom.
Annoying, disruptive, and dangerous students pose problems to even the best classroom managers. Yet you donít have to merely tolerate problem students. There are things you can do to manage student behavior and improve the learning environment in your classroom no matter who is on the roster.