Lyons: The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Instructors (TOTW #2)

This is a post from the “Tip of the Week” series by Richard Lyons which is no longer available, although it is archived on Internet Archive’s Way Back Machine.  Below the post is a list of nine other resource from colleges and universities about making the most of the first day of class.

The Seven Habits Of Highly Effective Instructors*

Habit 1: Be Proactive

  • Anticipate challenges
  • Alert Department Chair & other critical leaders to changes in plans

Habit 2: Begin with the End in Mind

  • Identify learning objectives for your course
  • Develop assignments that address objectives
  • Provide a detailed, eye-appealing syllabus
  • Develop exam before you cover material in class

Habit 3: Put First Things First

  • Develop an agenda for each class meeting
  • Address critical learning objectives early in class meeting
  • Give ample coverage to everything upon which students are tested
  • Provide overview of next class meeting

See the full post at Internet Archive WayBackMachine.

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