Encore presentation: As the new academic year begins, we present our very first episode, with some timely advice for kicking off the school year. Happy teaching!
Read the syllabus, get out early… right? Wrong!
We challenge common assumptions (made by both faculty and students) about what should happen on the first day of class. Discover how to set expectations, establish the culture of your class, and lay the groundwork for an enthusiastic and productive semester. CTLT Director Claire Lamonica and Jim Gee discuss how to plan for a successful first day of class... which should be much, much more than "Syllabus Day."
Here are some additional resources to help you make your first day of class a successful one: