Participating in Class

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Class participation is a valuable part of learning. In many cases, participating in class is an important criterion that teachers use to assign final grades.

Many students are reluctant to participate in class. This may be because they are shy or are fearful of being judged and criticized. Other students participate in class, but do so inappropriately.

Here are some suggestions that can help you be an effective class participant.

Finally, here is a suggestion for students who are shy. Come to class early so that you can talk to some of the other students. This will help you to establish a personal connection with them so that you will feel more comfortable about participating in class

Get involved in your classes. You have nothing to lose and everything to gain by participating.

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