Friday, April 27, 2012

A Month of College Teaching Tips - Tip #20: Take Attendance Every Class Session


Here's another teaching tip...

When I teach face-to-face courses, I take attendance every class session. This keeps the students accountable, provides me with an opportunity to learn the students's names, and also it provides me with a few minutes of mental debriefing time before class begins.

I use the Gradekeeper program on the classroom computer and this program's spreadsheet is automatically populated with the students' information (gathered from my external drive).


J. Edwards

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1 comment:

  1. When I was in college, most of my professors were diligent in checking the class attendance. It's a way of teaching students to be responsible for their actions and decisions.


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