Mike Kowis
Most Recent Book Title
Engaging College Students: A Fun and Edgy Guide for Professors
Book Description
In this amusing and multiple award-winning* how-to guide for professors, seasoned instructor Mike Kowis shares 44 COLLEGE TEACHING TIPS that will help any teacher:

• ENGAGE students in thought-provoking classroom discussions,
• MOTIVATE them to read the assigned materials,
• INSPIRE them to attend all classes and stay till the final bell rings,
• CREATE a fun and lively learning environment, and
• ENCOURAGE students to use their critical thinking skills.

This brutally honest book is based on the many lessons that Mike Kowis learned during his 15 years of teaching, and it's filled with dozens of hilarious--and often embarrassing--anecdotes. Whether you are a first-time college teacher searching for ways to connect with your audience or a tenured professor seeking to rediscover your passion, Engaging College Students: A Fun and Edgy Guide for Professors will help you fully engage your students in classroom discussions.

*This book was selected as the Winner in the Education/Academic category of the 2017 International Book Awards and also the solo Medalist Winner in the Education category of the 2016 New Apple Book Awards for Excellence in Independent Publishing.
Additional Book Titles
14 STEPS TO SELF-PUBLISHING A BOOK (published Feb. 15, 2017 by Lecture PRO Publishing)
Location (city/state/country)
Author bio
By day, Mike Kowis, Esq., is a mild-mannered tax attorney at a Fortune 500 company. By night, Professor Kowis teaches fun and engaging night classes at a large community college in Texas. He commands the attention of his eager students by using the Socratic-lite teaching method, occasional swear words, as well as heavy doses of juvenile jokes, wild examples, and other tomfoolery.

Mr. Kowis has a bachelor’s degree plus two law degrees, including an advanced law degree from Georgetown University Law Center. He lives in Texas with his wife, Jessica, and their two children.

You can find more information about Mr. Kowis and his debut book, ENGAGING COLLEGE STUDENTS, at www.engagingcollegestudents.com.
Favorite Quote or Personal Motto

“The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.”

― Mark Twain

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