430 College Tips for Inspiration, Motivation & Success

I recently met Dr. Rob Gilbert, of Montclair State University, regarding his book, “How to Have Fun Without Failing Out: 430 Tips from a College Professor” ISBN: 978-0-7573-0577-1

Give his “Success Hotline” a call for daily motivation & inspiration!

Daily Success Hotline 973-743-4690

CCM Professor Tells Stutterer Not to Speak in Class

This is an ADA no-no for post-secondary instructors! There are better ways to limit class discussion than telling a stuttering student not to speak. Professor’s Response to a Stutterer – Don’t Speak – NYTimes.com

Using Assistive Technologies to Support All College Students

Using technologies in the classroom is the only way to engage today’s students. Assistive Technologies (AT) that were previously used only to aid students with disabilities should be used as tools for all students. These technologies can aid all students, improve retention, and boost graduation rates.

Engaged Learner Resources

HOW TO BE AN ENGAGED LEARNER: Participation

Web Discussion Forum Participation

Research

Presentations

Testing

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How to Listen Critically and With an Open Mind:

  1. Be ready for the message.
  2. Listen to the main concepts and central ideas, not just fragmented facts and figures.
  3. Listen for new ideas.
  4. Repeat mentally.
  5. Decide whether what you have heard is not important, somewhat important, or very important.
  6. Keep an open mind.
  7. Ask questions.
  8. Sort, organize, and categorize.

Being an Engaged Learner

HOW TO BE AN ENGAGED LEARNER: Class Participation

HOW-TO BE AN ENGAGED LEARNER:: Web Discussion Forum Participation

Research

Presentations

Testing

More

How to Listen Critically and With an Open Mind:

  1. Be ready for the message.
  2. Listen to the main concepts and central ideas, not just fragmented facts and figures.
  3. Listen for new ideas.
  4. Repeat mentally.
  5. Decide whether what you have heard is not important, somewhat important, or very important.
  6. Keep an open mind.
  7. Ask questions.
  8. Sort, organize, and categorize.