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Cathy Law

Adjunct Professor

claw@swccd.edu

Alma Maters: BA University of Colorado,MA University of Oregon
Classes Taught: RDG 54,RDG 56 RDG 158
Countries Traveled To: UK, Fr, Switz,It,Greece, Aus, Ger, Den, Swed, Nor, Sp, Egypt, Isr, Jord,Mex,Ca
Companies Worked For: San Diego Mesa College, San Diego Price, Clear Channel Radio, Infomart,
What is your style of teaching?
Active, I like to keep things moving- keep students on their toes- mixture of lecture, group work, in class projects
What materials and media do you use in the classroom?
a lot of videos
What is the most engaging assignment you give?
I like the students to use their creativity in many different types of assignments- art, music, video, writing- which ever way they can best express themselves
When grading a student, what do you look for?
showing me that they have mastered the task and are ready to move on to the next level
What kind of student would love your class?
someone who will participate, speak out, answer questions and who is awake, aware and motivated to succeed
What is one piece of advice you have for students?
Don't rush through school- especially if you are in COM COLLEGE, it's cheap, get as many courses there as you can, take your time, don't try and do too much
What area in your field are you most knowledgeable about?
Reading Comprehension, Critical Thinking, College Study SKills
What is one accomplishment you are proud of?
my son, a 3rd year Deans List Student at the University of Pennsylvania
Is there anything else the student should know before taking your class?
show up motivated, ready to learn and open minded

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