Tag Archives: student success

Read the Syllabus

I listened to a great podcast this morning, engaging and informative—engaging because of the personalities, enthusiasm, and energy of the podcasters and informative because of the tips they shared with listeners. Professors/instructors at a two-year college, Paul Crolley and Carl … Continue reading

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Sales Associate, Dental Hygienist, Social Worker…….

A couple of years ago I wrote an eBook about how to succeed in a two-year college—for students, that is. Now I’m working on one about how to survive, I mean, succeed as an instructor. First, a few words about … Continue reading

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It’s All About the Heart

Geez Louise. The more I learn about writing, the more overwhelmed I get. With rules like “Do this” and “Don’t do that,” a gal could get flabbergasted and frustrated before she gets started. Here are a couple of so-called rules … Continue reading

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Nurse, Accountant, or Engineer?

As a technical/community college instructor of over 35 years, I know a little bit about students and their motivation, career questions, life choices, and challenges. Today on the first day of a new semester, I keep thinking about a young … Continue reading

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