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From my perspective as a PHD student (the other side of the spectrum) I feel that there are some crucial aspects to giving helpful and encouraging feedback: Give the student constructive criticism. Give them the feeling that you are supportive of what they did (regardless of quality) and that you are giving feedback to improve their work in the future. Make ...


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Giving feedback only after the mark is closing the stable doors after the horse has bolted. I focus instead on the unsaid part of this question: Make a point of giving the students feedback long before the mark, and as early as possible. Adjust their expectation early and the relation between their effort, performance and what they can expect at the end. ...


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I've been a professor at three universities (one private university and two state universities), and none offered me summer pay for course preps before the start of my position. For my most recent position, I spent three months developing three new courses while also working another job full-time (which meant working from 8am-11pm every day Monday-Sunday), ...


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