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Social media, student rapport


Join the Wally Cordes Teaching and Faculty Support Center for an informal conversation about teaching with the September Cordes Chairperson, Dr. Molly Rapert. Molly will discuss strategies she has developed to create rapport with students, such as using in-class exercises, LinkedIn, and social media to establish and solidify connections.

Molly is the director of the Walton Center for Teaching Effectiveness, is a recipient of the Charles and Nadine Baum Excellence in Teaching Award, the Arkansas Alumni Outstanding Teaching Award, and the Marketing Management Association’s National Outstanding Teaching Award. She teaches the capstone course in the Marketing department which prepares students for the real-world environment they will soon walk into. Molly has taught courses at all levels, from freshmen to doctoral seminars and of all class sizes, from large auditoriums to small seminars.