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First Day of Class


First Day of Class

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This document provides advice for how an instructor should handle the first day of class. As suggested on the site, "Meeting a class for the first time often produces a certain amount of anxiety in new, and even experienced, college teachers. Because the first day of class is so important in setting the tone for what is to come, it is crucial to think carefully about how you present yourself and how you get the course established." These guidelines will help you do so.
Material Type: Reference Material
Date Added to MERLOT: July 30, 2008
Date Modified in MERLOT: September 23, 2011
Submitter: Cathy Swift


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Primary Audience: College General Ed, College Lower Division, College Upper Division, Graduate School
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
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