# The effectiveness of college teaching

What students hear the first day of class:

BLAH BLAH BLAH BLAH BLAH Syllabus BLAH BLAH BLAH BLAH Mid Term Paper BLAH check your email often BLAH BLAH BLAH That’s all for now. BLAH BLAH BLAH

Around mid term:

BLAH BLAH BLAH BLAH BLAH BLAH syllabus BLAH BLAH BLAH BLAH mid term paper BLAH BLAH BLAH

Near the end of the semester:

BLAH BLAH BLAH essay book BLAH BLAH BLAH questions posted BLAH BLAH BLAH BLAH

What instructors hear at the end of the semester:

YOU DIDN’T TELL ME I NEEDED THIS!!!!!