Barbara McDuffie

About me



Keeping Your Focus on the Students | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Barbara McDuffie

Barbara McDuffie  I make a point to always incorporate stories of my life experiences with that particular subject we are discussing. I believe it sticks with them, especially if they get stuck...

General Strategies for Student Retention | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Barbara McDuffie

Barbara McDuffie I believe ifyou feel comfortable at what your teaching, then it will show through your students. They become comfortable in learning.

Understanding Student Characteristics | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Barbara McDuffie

Barbara McDuffie I have experienced a lot of diversity in my classes between the younger student and the traditional student. Keeping in mine that it can get trying at times.  I like the fact...

Delivering Course Content | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Barbara McDuffie

Barbara McDuffie Practice makes perfect, no matter how could you think you are.  

Meeting the Class for the First Time | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Barbara McDuffie

Barbara McDuffie I always make it a point to have each student introduce themselves the first day as weel give them a bit of insight on myself. Besides being a great ice breaker, you often learn...

Planning and Preparation | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Barbara McDuffie

Barbara McDuffie I agree handsdown, that preparation is the key that with day of class. It sets the rhythm of the mode.  

Developing as an Instructor | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Barbara McDuffie

Barbara McDuffie As theory and clinical instuctor, I often bring my expertise and knowledge to the table. I agree there are so many students with different ways of learning, which I feel is the...