How do I tell my teacher her class is boring?
So I’m taking a Marine Biology class at a community college. I have taken several classes between different colleges my last 4 years so I have had a lot of experiences with different professors/teachers. I have always kept good relationships with them, ask questions for help, etc. I took marine biology in high school and remembered how much I loved it, which is why I signed up for this class as my lab credit. I can tell my teacher knows her stuff and is passionate about it, exept the way she teaches sucks. Her classes aren’t really that boring, but she doesn’t engage her students. When she does ask questions, no one in class knows how or what to answer (crickets in the background)
So: her lectures are long (2 hour lecture, and after a 3 hour lab) nonstop, extremely detailed which makes me uncertain of what I do or do not need to know for our exams.
How can I approach my teacher and tell her in a positive way, without offending that her teaching methods…suck. She is incredibly knowledgeable, she is SO nice. Sooo nice, but…you get the idea. If she doesn’t know it’s her methods that aren’t the best, and no one tells her, how can she change? I feel like I’m doing her a favor, letting her know. But I don’t want to offend her, or cross a line in any way. If only she had more interactive activities, in class projects, group work, her students would be more engaged. How can I tell her this?
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