There’s a lot of discussion these days about what makes a good teacher and the future of education. While some might argue that there will always be a need for instructors, we all know we don’t live in an ‘ivory tower.’ Our profession is as impacted as […]
Last post, we discussed the importance of reading to good writing. To start off our discussion this week, here’s a recap of recent news highlighting research in reading along with some compelling personal arguments on why reading:
As part of our ongoing discussion on addressing the concerns of students with remedial needs, Antonia Lewandowski (Communications, Seminole) sheds light on the important connection between writing and reading:
Composition I, the course that students fear taking, forms the bedrock or foundation […]
Because of the new state guidelines on remedial education, there may be an increase in students entering regular college courses unprepared. No one knows exactly what the end result will be, but here at St. Petersburg […]
We’re headed into the 1st semester of the new state guidelines on remedial education, so some of us may see unprepared students in our classrooms. Most of us have dealt with that one student before, but are […]
As you work on preparing Spring classes, you may be considering changes to accommodate newly-enrolled students who did not take prep courses. CETL is bringing you some suggestions in on-going training, and in tips from Developmental instructors who regularly work with struggling writers!
Because the state legislature is making Developmental courses optional for some students, there may be an increase in students entering regular college courses unprepared. No one knows exactly what the end result will be, but here at St. Petersburg College, we’re not only getting training in […]
Consider the following charts pulled from the Annual Library Survey. Clearly you are key when it comes to introducing students to services and resources of the library and learning centers on campus.
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Veterans make up a unique segment of the SPC student population. Veterans are desirable students because they are usually older and more disciplined. But teaching veterans can also make an instructor a little uncomfortable. How do you challenge students who have lived through their experiences?
Today CETL talks with Jeff Cavanagh, […]
College-wide, faculty are being encouraged to use Student Support Services. The CETL blog is inviting any staff who provides support services for students to let faculty know how we can work together. Long-time writing tutor,