Our Graduates Write....
"For a person without any previous knowledge or the technical aspects
of teaching, I have found that your program was of immense help in acquainting
me with the basic tools necessary for teaching."
"I must admit that at the time the subject matter did not appear to
be that which would have such an impact on and become a part of my daily
"Good teaching is not a matter of coincidence or inborn skill alone.
It requires hard work, attention to detail and tremendous amounts of
advanced planning. These points were appropriately stressed in your
curriculum for teacher preparation."
"Along with bio-statistics and epidemiology the program was the most
influential in changing my way of seeing things and tackling problems….A
teacher has a responsibility to do more than teach what muses him, but
ought to spend some time in ascertaining what his students will ultimately
need and then set testable objectives."
"I left the course with an enthusiasm for teaching which I had not
had before in my professional career, and I am looking forward to more
extensive work with students in the future. I feel I am well prepared
"While I have not in every case been able to pursue the idealistic
format of proceeding from course objectives to program design to evaluation,
I have been aided by an awareness of this ideal as I have approached
actual course preparation and delivery."
"As I look back I am surprised how important this course was. The traditional
courses… were important, but taught me little that was new or useful
for the work that I am doing."
"The wealth of this course is as a candle hidden under a bushel. I
submit that this course should be known and readily available through
the whole university as an 'inter-school' program….To briefly relate
my personal experience, teaching is no longer arbitrary. Given a subject
to teach, a lecture to present, a course to plan, there are logical
and systematic approaches to these problems which firstly are student