Carole Ray

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Developing Your Communication Skills | Origin: ED106 | New comment by Carole Ray

I feel I finally understand the importance of not moving too quickly through the information I want to teach; especially while teaching math. It is important to move about the room and check on how...

Student Empowerment Profiled | Origin: ED144 | New comment by Carole Ray

Students do need to see how each course is part of the big picture in their learning.  In this day of covid, students are not allowed to be in a clinical setting and it is difficult for them to...

Substantial Misrepresentation | Origin: CM107 | New comment by Carole Ray

I learned that it is important for all employees to understand the information in the school's catalog.  Students should always be given clear direction in writing.  All information...

Compliance versus a Culture of Compliance | Origin: CM107 | New comment by Carole Ray

I feel it is important to follow the mission statement regarding culture.  Every culture is unique, everyone should fee safe in their classroom.  It is the role of the instructor to set the...

Transformative and Cooperative Learning | Origin: ED204 | New comment by Carole Ray

Cooperative learning works well in the lab setting, however, in past experiences, students don't often like to share projects and other assignments.  Gaining their cooperation will take some...

Innovation in Postsecondary Education | Origin: ED204 | New comment by Carole Ray

Building materials to benefit each learning style will be time consuming, though beneficial to students, instructors may not always be compensated for the extra time it will take to accomplish this...

Storytelling during lecture | New discussion by Carole Ray

I find it interesting that students remember the stories I tell them in the classroom.  I've learned to lecture in a story-telling way where the content is being delivered in a story format.

course 101 | New comment by Carole Ray

I agree, many students come to school very tired and they need to stay involved in class activities.  Role playing with senerioes and group activites work great!  

Praise | New comment by Carole Ray

I like to use spontaneous praise if a student does a skill in the lab well.  People like immediate feedback and it encouragrd them to continue to do their best.  I also feel it encourages...

Strategies for Increasing Student Motivation | New comment by Carole Ray

@gmeers I see my students are motivated when I am excited about what I am teaching.  They know I will have discussions about the material and they seem to want to be prepared for the...