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  • 1.  Most stressful part of teaching?

    Posted 11-08-2023 10:23

    What are the most confusing, anxiety-producing, or frustrating challenges for you in terms of teaching? Course prep, lecturing, assessment, etc.?

    I am ideating some material to reduce the stress of being a new teacher in today's world. I want to know what's hard for y'all, to get a sense of what will be most helpful.

    Doan Winkel

    John Carroll University


    Doan Winkel
    Endowed Chair
    John Carroll University
    Cleveland OH
    (309) 750-5696

  • 2.  RE: Most stressful part of teaching?

    Posted 11-15-2023 09:56

    Hi Doan,

    For me, most stressful part is the retroalimentation, at the time, of all homeworks. As a full time academic, teaching is only one of my activities. So, try to advance trough deadlines. Also, the functioning of some platforms difficult the correct following of students. Hope this be an input for your research.

    Azucena Betanzos

    Universidad Iberoamericana


    Azucena Betanzos González
    Universidad Iberoamericana Ciudad De México
    Ciudad De México

  • 3.  RE: Most stressful part of teaching?

    Posted 11-17-2023 09:32

    Assessments. Rubrics has made a huge difference, but coming to a "fair" grade gives me pause. Frequently, I can read something and think that it's not that good, but articulating "why and how" can be a challenge....and not spend a lot of time on this as well.  

    Peter Lucash
    Northeastern University
    Charleston SC
    (843) 568-9158