View from the Front of the Classroom

Non-Traditional Students (NTS) often feel conspicuously “old” in the classroom (see 1.11.10 blog entry “I’m afraid of being the oldest student in the class”). Ever wonder what the professors and instructors are thinking?

At Pima Community College in Tucson Arizona, Spanish language instructor Dr. Dolores Durán-Cerda says ,“The students learn from each other. Non-traditional students want to be here; they are very inquisitive. They make the class alive.” For the entire quote regarding her teaching philosophy and her view of the students, click here.


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