Free Coffee for A’s!!

cat-beyond-instructionAs an Associate Dean, students don’t typically run to see me if everything is going well.  However, as an engagement and motivation strategy, I’ve offered a gift card to the NWTC Campus Buzz for every student who would take the time to come to my office and show me an “A” on either a major exam or assessment.  This has served to help students view my position as Associate Dean as a resource rather than a disciplinarian and also to continually motivate me to see all of the outstanding work our students and instructors are doing.

One thought on “Free Coffee for A’s!!

  1. How is this going? I think this is an awesome idea and helps to motivate students in addition to helping them see you as a valued (not punitive) resource. Wonder what happens if you offer a free beer? 🙂

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