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First Day

Resources for First Day of Classes

Below is a list of articles and links that can help faculty to make the first day of classes more valuable for both students and instructors.

How to Create a Syllabus - Advice Guide by Kevin Gannon

The Absolute Worst Way to Start the Semester by Kevin Gannon

I'm banning Laptops from my Classroom by Stuart Green

Defining the Relationship by Rob Jenkins

The First Day of Class: A Once-a-Semester Opportunity by Maryellen Weimer

College Faculty Insider's Guide to the First Day of Class by Dave Ferreira

Cornell University: The First Day of Classes


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