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Daily Class Planning

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Once you have laid the groundwork for your course for the semester, it's time to think about how to plan each day's class. Research shows that the most successful new faculty members work moderately on teaching. This includes starting before you feel ready and stopping before you feel done. (Boice, 2000, pp. 11-101). Here are some resources to help you do that.

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Tips from Early Career Geoscience Faculty Workshop Alums

These tips come from participants in the NAGT/NSF-sponsored workshops for "early career" geoscience faculty members.

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