b'Provide clear expectations orally and in writing from the first day of class. Include information about what the students can expect from you as the professor and what you expect from the student. Provide multiple ways to gain knowledge. Provide regular feedback. I believe its important to set clear expectations of the students in my class right from the start of class, and to let them know what I pledge to deliver in the class as well. It then becomes a sort of contract that we both strive to uphold, with no surprises along the way. And I give students a clear, periodic assessment of their progress. Professor, Policy Analysis and ManagementOur job is to challenge students and use appropriate teaching methods. Part of our job is to instruct them to do well at the university level, so early in the semester I set out expectations and recommended study habits. Professor,PsychologyStudents using disability accommodations feel more comfortable making these requests when the professor has established a welcoming environment in the classroom. Staff member in Student Disability Services Helping Students Balance Stress58'