Feeling a little tired at this time of the semester?
Reenergize your enthusiasm and finish strong! Students often identify enthusiasm—or being “passionate” about a subject—as being the distinguishing characteristic of a good professor. The correlation between an instructor’s enthusiasm and its effect on student engagement nearly forms an axiom: students become increasingly engaged with a course and its material to the degree that a faculty member is engaged and enthused by the subject matter. Learn more about the importance of Enthusiasm & Teaching.