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How-To: Classroom Management

Management Issues

Addressing Cheating and Plagiarism in the Classroom
This guide deals with issues of academic dishonesty, and provides many resources to help faculty who encounter this issue.

Disruptive Students can negatively impact your course.
What do you do?  How do you respond to the disruption in a constructive manner?

First Day
You only get one chance to make a good first impression, and the first day of class is no exception.  This How To page contains tips for Rapport Building, Motivating and  Engaging students as well as setting the stage for the semester’s goals.

Rapport With Students
Building and maintaining rapport with students are vital components of achieving excellence in teaching and learning.  The practical advice in this paper is presented in a manner adaptable to any classroom setting.

Rubrics
This guide defines the term “rubric” and gives you some starting points for constructing a grading rubric for a class assignment.

TEAL and Scale-Up Classrooms
This handout will familiarize UT faculty with technology enhanced and student-centered learning environments.

Threshold concepts
When students have difficulty with a concept in a course, how do you get them past the “threshold”?  This paper explains the term, threshold concepts, and how you might identify and address a concept in your discipline to the benefit of your students.

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