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Best Practices in College Teaching

  • Tom Drummond of North Seattle Community College has compiled a collection of 12 practices that constitute excellence in college teaching. Using a series of bullet points, he explores:

    1. Lecture Practices
    2. Group Discussion Triggers
    3. Thoughtful Questions
    4. Reflective Responses to Learner Contributions
    5. Rewarding Learner Participation
    6. Active Learning Strategies
    7. Cooperative Group Assignments
    8. Goals to Grades Connections
    9. Modeling
    10. Double Loop Feedback
    11. Climate Setting
    12. Fostering Learner Self-Responsibility