Posts Tagged "syllabus"

Week One College Students: Check Your Class Tech Today!

Posted by on Aug 22, 2012 in Communicating with Professors, General | 3 comments

(Still in back-to-school mode here at The Chatty Professor, though I’m celebrating two exciting shout-outs this week: The Austin-American Statesman did a beautiful piece on Say This, NOT That, and I was honored to be in a KING-5 segment. But let’s get to important business–a recommendation I think is critical for all students and a first week tip I don’t think is discussed often enough…) Wonderful student, this could happen to you! Several years back, my campus implemented a college-based student e-mail system. That’s right. Gone were the days of bootielicious99983@xmail.com or viperbitesyou@xmail.com submitting e-mails that may or may not...

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Why Do Some Professors Plan to Fail You? (More Search Term Fun!)

Posted by on Apr 6, 2012 in Communicating with Professors, General | 7 comments

My earlier search term post generated some incredible discussion on Twitter, so guess what? I’m going to keep going. If you missed it, click here to recap. There was more to that list… and the searchin’ only got better. So, let’s see if I can come up with some more answers: -Summer or fall for college, which is better? That depends on you and your schedule, of course! Also, if you’re just entering college, your experience is going to be very, very different during each term. I wrote about what summer school is like in this post. You have a different mixture of students and profs definitely spend less time on campus. Now this may be appealing...

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