Starting the Semester

Starting the Semester

Whether we teach large introductory courses for first-year students or advanced courses for majors, it makes sense to start the semester off well. Enthusiasm for our work and dedication to student learning can make a big difference in how students respond to, and later evaluate, their courses and instructors.

Ideas for a Great Start to the Semester

10 Ideas for a Great First Day

Welcoming Students on the First Day

Reviewing the Syllabus and Note Taking Procedures

A Student Guide to Multiple Choice Exams

A Student Guide to Essay Exams