Beyond Syllabus Policies: What Strategies Help Students Take Responsibility for Learning?

Beyond Syllabus Policies: What Strategies Help Students Take Responsibility for Learning?

Many syllabi are filled with detailed description of course policies delineating, in great detail, the consequences of violating the rules set by the teacher. Are policies and penalties a teacherís best or only option to manage student behavior? Do they help students grow as learners? In this 20-Minute Mentor, we shift the focus from policies to practices that help students assume more responsibility for their learning.

Purchase the Beyond Syllabus Policies: What Strategies Help Students Take Responsibility for Learning? 20-Minute Mentor program, presented by Lolita Paff, PhD. In this 20-minute session, discover best practices to follow in the classroom that will encourage students to become better learners and not engage in unproductive behaviors.

LEARNING GOALS

Upon completion of this program, youíll be able to:

  • Contrasting syllabus policies with instructional strategies and teacher behaviors that help students become more self-directed learners.
  • Identifying instructional strategies, assignment characteristics and learning activities to help students see why some behaviors hurt their efforts to learn.

TOPICS COVERED

  • Syllabus policies
  • Syllabi that attempt to address every possible scenario emphasize lost points and consequences, instead of focusing on learning.
  • Common problems addressed through syllabus policies
  • Solutions

AUDIENCE

This program will benefit:

  • Professors
  • Associate Professors
  • Assistant Professors
  • Adjunct Professors
  • Instructors
  • Teaching Professors
  • Transfer Professors

Product Code: PM18BB

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