Category Archives: Tips from the Dean’s Desk

Weekly Tip: Help students stay focused by providing them with study tips for final exams

With final exam week approaching, students can find themselves overwhelmed with exams and projects. A brief ten minute […]

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Weekly Tip: Provide positive reinforcement as appropriate to help encourage students

This is the point in the semester when students can become overwhelmed with their course work and assignment […]

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Weekly Tip: Teach study strategies and success tips to students

Share your best study, reading, and success tips with your students. As instructors, we have witnessed a great […]

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Weekly Tip: Ask students about their lives, so that they know you care

Before and after class ask individual students about their lives, jobs, or hobbies. Many students feel isolated and […]

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Weekly Tip: Encourage students to get involved on campus

The Loudoun campus has a strong and active student government association which provides resources to students for getting […]

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Communicate midterm grades to students

Since we are about halfway through the semester, now is a great time to communicate with students about […]

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