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Ellen Spertus
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68 votes
11 answers
7k views

Is praising students' aptitude harmful?

42 votes
5 answers
4k views

Is there a way to save my students money on a textbook?

18 votes
3 answers
5k views

Do goofs in a recommendation letter hurt a student applying for grad school?

13 votes
6 answers
4k views

How many free copies of a textbook is a publisher typically willing to provide?

11 votes
1 answer
288 views

How to teach from a tutorial-style book?

11 votes
5 answers
687 views

Is it ethical to invite a student to apply for a job through my spouse?

7 votes
2 answers
1k views

How do I recommend a student requiring extended deadlines?

7 votes
2 answers
825 views

Is it ethical to ask a graduate student to help me with my paid external research?

6 votes
3 answers
3k views

How to keep track of attendance and student-submitted excuses for absences?

5 votes
2 answers
4k views

Is it appropriate to ask a job candidate if we can record their interview?

4 votes
1 answer
1k views

How do I teach a course that has an extremely clear textbook?

3 votes
1 answer
617 views

How do I address a colleague in an 3-way email with a student?

2 votes
2 answers
8k views

Is it rude to forward an email message to the original recipient if they did not respond?

1 vote
1 answer
168 views

How can I encourage/incentivize students to do lab work early?

0 votes
2 answers
663 views

How to specify Phi Beta Kappa membership?