Sadly, Looking Sharp Doesn't Prevent You From Being a Lousy Instructor | GenomeWeb

Steve Higgins is teaching a Psychology 100 class this semester for the first time and has learned some valuable lessons from his mid-term student evaluations. One, be specific with your language, two, the evaluations from students don't matter that much ("It would be really helpful if students could be prompted to be much more critical of me and my teaching style/skills," he writes), and three, evals from experienced teachers are the most useful.

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