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Challenges associated with teaching students who are fresh out of high school

Dr. Miller discusses the impact that the transition to college and living outside their families for the first time has on students. Impulse control and self discipline are two major issues that he addresses. College classes differ from high school in that content is generally not repeated and work outside the classroom is essential for success. Faculty need to be very clear and explicit with their expectations of students and not assume that they understand the level of work expected. In addition he believes that faculty generally try to teach too much and should decide on the important elements of the course and repeat these more often. Lee discusses strategies to improve faculty-student interactions. He also discusses an interesting self-reflective approach to mid-semester assessments... Show More


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