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How do I email other students in my online classes, to make friends, without appearing creepy?
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Other answers have suggested a mass email. One answer suggests setting up a specific online space for this. I have seen students request GroupMe and Discord groups to communicate outside of class. I ...

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What should I think after a very positive reply to cold mail?
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" Thank you for contacting me, I am planning taking graduate students and I have these two xx and yy projects fits your background very well. I strongly encourage you to apply our program and you ...

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Why do some instructors care so much about attendance?
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One reason for requiring attendance is for international student visa eligibility. In the United States, students on F-1 or M-1 student visas must maintain full-time student status in order to stay "...

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How can a Master degree lead to 300 ECTS?
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I'm guessing ECTS is the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System. From that page, a bachelor's degree is worth 180-240 ECTS credits, and the master's is worth 60-120. It sounds as though the ...

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Sharing MOOC forum data
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The answer may depend on the MOOC platform. Based on a quick read of the TOS for a couple of the more popular MOOC platforms, I would say: Coursera: Probably not. Coursera allows you to share your ...

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Unsatisfactory Instructor Evaluations: balancing of expectations of engineering students
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There are several aspects to examine: Students' expectations of the course Your expectations of the students' abilities Course alignment with curriculum Let's take #3 first. Presumably, you live in ...

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How much mathematics are electrical engineering graduate students expected to know?
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In the U.S., electrical engineering programs (as well as those in "applied and natural science, computing, engineering and engineering technology") are accredited by ABET, formerly known as ...

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Where can I find research papers to read? (not currently in academia)
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You don't specify a location, but where I live, using my public library card (i.e. free membership to municipal library), I have access to thousands of journals from hundreds of publishers via the ...

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Obtaining a non-digitized thesis
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You can try to find either a book that published that thesis as an article or another article by the same author that builds upon the original thesis. Chiu & Hoffmann's (1964) Gravitation and ...

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Is a painting a text?
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In the language of library and information science, a painting is an example of a cultural object: An artistic or architectural work, or other artifact of cultural significance. The category includes ...

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Is there a dataset, database or API as large as WorldCat that allows for search by library of congress call number?
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WorldCat has two different interfaces. One allows you to search by LC Classification and one does not. The first interface is the public one you get from https://www.worldcat.org/ : This interface's ...

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How do I cite — in APA style — a Creative Commons licensed image retrieved from Wikimedia Commons?
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Section 12.18 of APA 7 states: To write a copyright attribution, state whether the material was reprinted or adapted (use "From" for reprintings and "Adapted from" for ...

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What's the proper way to (APA) reference a settlement agreement?
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According to the table of contents (pdf) for the APA 6th edition style guide, the APA defers reference styles for legal materials such as court decisions, statutes, legislative materials, and ...

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Is there a dataset, database or API as large as WorldCat that allows for search by library of congress call number?
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Yes but no. Yes: You can search the LC catalog by LC Classification number (e.g. Q179). No: However, the LC catalog reminds one: "Please note: The Library of Congress does not keep a copy of ...

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APA Citation of Website With No Author Mentioned
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The title of your question indicates that there is no author mentioned, but in the body of the question, you imply that the author is a corporate body, i.e. the Apache Struts Team. This certainly ...

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