Dena Brown

Dena Brown

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Contact email: DenBrown@ecpi.edu

About me

I'm an adjunct English/Humanities Instructor at ECPI University Charlotte. 


Motivating Your Students | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Dena Brown

Students respond to instructors' levels of enthusiasm and engagement with the subject. If students can't easily see that you care about what you're teaching, it's almost impossible to get them to...

Keeping Your Focus on the Students | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Dena Brown

I find that incorporating social media in a lesson helps students stay engaged. 

General Strategies for Student Retention | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Dena Brown

I'm always available to listen to my students and encourage them. When a student is facing challenges and feels isolated, knowing that someone is in his or her corner can make a world of difference.

Understanding Student Characteristics | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Dena Brown

I encourage students to use WellConnect to help with any issues they may be having, and I remind them that it's not a free service; it's a service they're paying for whether they use it or...

Delivering Course Content | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Dena Brown

It's important to incorporate different methods of instruction to accommodate different learning styles. It's also important to break lectures into digestable portions, especially since attention...

Meeting the Class for the First Time | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Dena Brown

It's important to let students know a little bit about you so that they see you as a human being as well as their instructor.

Planning and Preparation | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Dena Brown

Being prepared is another way that we should lead by example.

Developing as an Instructor | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Dena Brown

Leading by example is the only way to truly lead.