• Provide current information
  • Present alternative viewpoints on material when there is not a single position that is accepted industry-wide
  • Clearly identify opinions as the instructor's opinion
  • Build a proper foundation for each major element of a subject
  • Deal with all key elements of a subject
  • Cover the material adequately in the allotted time by refraining from attempting to cover too broad an area in the allotted time
  • Answer all questions logically and concisely
  • Be informed enough to handle a variety of questions on the subject being taught
  • Admit when he/she does not know the answer to a question and volunteer to obtain that information
  • Focus on students gaining knowledge, not on impressing the students with the instructor's knowledge