Hi everyone, I’m new to blogging so bear with me if I am not that lucid. One of the key issues I face with my onsite classes (also with my hybrid and online, but our focus here is onsite) are students not knowing what they are getting themselves during the first two weeks, and then regret their decision and usually withdraw.
Granted I teach math, and that has its own emotional/stereotyping from students, but that is a topic of another post. What I have done, and have heard that other instructors also do, is a syllabus quiz. Now, I know and understand some use the built in blackboard system to achieve this goal, and I am not advocating nor promoting any system in particular, rather just the concept. As an ulterior motive for my post is get comments and/or suggestions on how to improve the questions in my quiz. Continue reading