The things that count

10th June 2005 at 01:00
According to students, good lecturers:

* are interesting, knowledgeable, fun and approachable

* promote good teaching and are able to inspire confidence

* talk the class through everything they need to know

* genuinely want their students to do well

* offer extra tuition when needed

* believe in a student's ability

* offer praise when a job is well done

* are very understanding

(Source: SFEU research on "significant contributing factors to the success of NQ students")

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