Good Teaching Practice Video Series - Dr. Dechao Li

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Dr. Dechao Li
Encouraging Students


Dr. Dechao Li realized that encouragement is one of the most important factors in effective learning. He keeps a positive and encouraging attitude inside and outside the classroom, and that motivates his students to try more, think more, ask more and speak more. This also creates a comfortable learning environment in which student learn better and a good relationship between teacher and students can be maintained. Students’ positive feedback has proven Dr. Li as a knowledgeable, helpful and supportive teacher.

About the Teacher
Dr. Dechao Li is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chinese & Bilingual Studies. He was awarded the President's Award for Excellent Performance and Achievement in Teaching (2009/10).