Monica D. Murgia

Art, creativity, and fashion
January 27th, 2012

Teaching a New Course?

Create Moments in Teaching. Cartoon courtesy of


There comes a moment in your teaching career when you are assigned a new course.  It may be your very first time leading a classroom, or you may be a seasoned professional tackling a special topics class.

Please read my post, On Teaching Fashion: Do They Hear What I Hear? for Worn Through.  I share some of my hard-earned tips for gauging what your students are retaining from your lectures.  Teaching a course for the first time is challenging, but not impossible.  Learn how to balance everything and still get the students to remember the course content.

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