Over at The Chronicle Review, a faculty member tells the story of how she was wondering why her students were always late, and what they told her when she asked them why. An excerpt:
Overall, students were much more understanding about tardy arrivals than I, and that got me thinking: Was I worrying too much about something that most students find irrelevant? I set out once more to find a solution to the tardiness, but this time, one from their point of view. I turned to my students and asked: “What can instructors do to motivate you to come to class on time?”
Read the rest ofStephanie Reese Masson’s essay about addressing tardiness, and the gap between a student view of class responsibility’s and a teacher’s, here.