Carnegie Mellon University

Eberly Center

Teaching Excellence & Educational Innovation

Step 3: Explore Strategies

Explore potential strategies.

My students don’t come to lecture.

Students are bored because they are not innately interested in the content and they don’t see the relevance to their academic and/or professional goals.


Use material that connects with students.

Embed examples, applications, and topics within lectures that either connect to students’ fields of study and/or resonate with the culture and interests of this generation of students.

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