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Cathy Law

Adjunct Professor

claw@sdccd.edu

Alma Maters: BA University of Colorado Boulder,MA University of Oregon
Classes Taught: Eng 42, Eng 48
Countries Traveled To: UK,FR,Switz,IT,GR,AUS,GER,Dn,Swed,Nor,Sp,Is,Egypt,Jor,Mexico,Canada
Companies Worked For: SW Col,SD Pride,Infomart,Mesa Pub Sch, Phx USH Dist
What is your style of teaching?
active,I like to have a lot of activities to keep students awake and alert, students seem to enjoy it
What materials and media do you use in the classroom?
lots of videos
What is the most engaging assignment you give?
anything that can help a student express him/her self and show their abilities
When grading a student, what do you look for?
achievement of the task and being ready for the next level
What kind of student would love your class?
a student that actively participates, speaks up in class, answers questions and has real curiosity
What is one piece of advice you have for students?
Comm. Col is cheap and the best way to get your courses, take as many as you can but do it slowly- better to do fewer courses and do well in them
What area in your field are you most knowledgeable about?
reading comprehension skillscritical thinkingcollege level study skills
What is one accomplishment you are proud of?
my son, a third year honor student at the University of Pennsylvania
Is there anything else the student should know before taking your class?
I love teaching young people and want to do whatever I can to keep them on the path to learning

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