20-Minute Mentors

How Can I Be a More Productive and Effective Teacher?

For faculty who are looking for career advice and professional development, this 20-Minute Mentor presents expert advice directly from outstanding research professors during the past forty years.


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How Can I Be a More Productive and Effective Teacher?

What can teachers do to effectively use the time they have available to support their professorial responsibilities? Furthermore, how can teachers become more effective and efficient in all aspects of teaching?

This 20-Minute Mentor imparts advice gleaned from outstanding educators over the past forty years. Participants will identify time-saving ideas that can make them more productive and effective teachers and researchers. Become a more impactful teacher by improving one’s academic career in three key areas – teaching, scholarship, and citizenship.

Learning Goals

After viewing this Magna 20-Minute Mentor, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize they can do more with the time they have available
  • Reconsider what they might do to improve their effectiveness as a researcher and write
  • Identify which of the tips and suggestions offered might work best for them

Topics Covered

  • Teaching tips and tricks
    • Assignments and grading
    • Course materials
    • Time management
    • Updating courses
  • Scholarship tips and tricks
    • Organization
    • Productivity
    • Collaboration
  • Citizenship tips and tricks
    • Meetings and committees
    • Time management
    • Relevance


This program will benefit:

  • Faculty
  • Department Chairs
  • Deans
  • Educational Developers


Product Code: PM21DA

Campus Access License

With the purchase of the optional Campus Access License, registrants are granted a license to download the program contents to a password-protected network, server, or website for additional staff use. You will receive information on downloading the contents of the program within 3-5 business days after payment has been received by Magna.

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If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, you may cancel the order within 30 days of purchase and receive a full refund.

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