In this forum, the pressing issue of burnout in the basic communication course is discussed as demand for this course continues to grow, posing challenges for administrators and instructors. The forum examines potential causes and consequences of burnout with a primary focus on the well-being of those involved. It aims to advocate proactive measures, including addressing director positions, supporting graduate teaching assistants, and tackling part-time faculty issues, emphasizing the importance of addressing burnout to ensure the course's future and uphold its quality.



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