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Deleting my name from a research proposal paper at school [closed]

In nursing school, we had a group project for a research proposal paper and presentation board. Also, the dean and faculty were to choose one of the groups to present their proposal and get an award ...
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Professor does not care about cheating, what should TA do?

I am a PhD student, working as a Homework marking TA in a school where cheating is extremely blatant. The university has an extremely strict policy against cheating. Hundreds of students in math ...
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Is it acceptable to put the blame on an instructor during an oral exam for a mistake?

During class, I asked my instructor about a certain thing that didn't make sense to me. Basically, there was a problem that I couldn't figure out how to solve using the methods we've studied. The ...
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How to engage a large class? Teaching strategies that have worked for you

I am a PhD student and will be teaching my first class in the fall. I would like to have an engaging class. Meaning that I would rather not just stand at the front of the class and lecture the entire ...
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Instructor provided an assignment rubric that has no point distribution

I'm wondering if someone could offer some professional advice regarding how I should approach a situation at my university. Essentially, we had a paper due for an English class, and the instructor ...
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Bad student evaluations

So I just read my evaluations for this past semester, and they are absolutely horrible. The worst I've ever gotten. I put so much effort into teaching, but almost nobody thinks I did a good job. Do ...
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Do I mention that I was an adjunct on my CV

I am currently an adjunct professor. I'm wondering how to best label this on my CV. Specifically, should I use "Adjunct Professor", "instructor", "instructor of record", etc. as my job title? I ...
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Is it appropriate to give feedback to instructor about final exam?

I wrote a final exam in a course, in which the professor said that he would not test our memory and give all the needed formulae, so I didn't concentrate on memorizing them. Would it be appropriate ...
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How much of an onus is on the teacher in an undergraduate course?

I am an assistant professor at an undergraduate college in India. I teach a rigorous compulsory course in microeconomics, requiring some intermediate-advanced math knowledge. There is no add/drop ...
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Writing an REU recommendation as an Instructor

I'm a new full-time faculty member in the process of finishing my PhD. Because I have not yet graduated, Instructor is the only title I feel comfortable using until I defend. A student has asked for ...