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Claudia Eckelmann

Assistant Professor


Alma Maters: BA CSUEB, MA Saint Mary's College
Classes Taught: Bus 101, Bus 103, Bus 109, Bus 250, BusMg 120, BusMg 132, BusMg 192
Countries Traveled To: All over Europe, Thailand, Singapore, Australia, Kenia, Mexico, Tahiti, Canada
Companies Worked For: Acacia, NovoIronlight, Diablo Valley College
What is your style of teaching?
"Teaching without learning is just talking" - "Students learn by becoming involved"Short lectures, in-class group activities, case studies.
What materials and media do you use in the classroom?
PPT, YouTube, Wordle, PollEverywhere, news articles.
What is the most engaging assignment you give?
The business communication class uses dining etiquette knowledge at a formal meal at the Norseman Restaurant.
When grading a student, what do you look for?
Multiple assessments: exams, assignments, class participation, homework.
What kind of student would love your class?
A student who enjoys an active class - activities, working with classmates, interaction.
What is one piece of advice you have for students?
Introduce yourself to the instructor during an office hour. Just say hi!Come to class, and get to know your classmates.
What area in your field are you most knowledgeable about?
Management studies and business communication.
What is one accomplishment you are proud of?
Being a teacher.
Are you currently involved in something interesting outside the classroom?
I am co-advisor for Phi Beta Lambda, the largest business club on campus.

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