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Guiding and Motivating Students

Guiding and Motivating Students

This site is from the Berkeley Compendium of Suggestions for Teaching Excellence. The information is organized in three parts: Identify the Knowledge and Skills Students Bring, Give Students Skills and Knowledge to Do Well In Class, and Develop Positive Relationships With Students. Each of these parts has several recommendations, each of which has suggestions in the form of IF YOU WANT TO: then YOU MAY WISH TO CONSIDER: . For instance, IF YOU WANT TO: Motivate students to do their best work, YOU MAY WISH TO CONSIDER: Giving a nongraded assignment during the first week of class.


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