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77 votes
9 answers
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What to do about top students making other students lose confidence?

74 votes
6 answers
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Is it common practice to remove an author's name from a paper?

69 votes
14 answers
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How to deal with students who lose their digital work?

57 votes
21 answers
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Is "no late work" a common policy?

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11 answers
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What do instructors need to know to accommodate Muslim students?

45 votes
6 answers
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Is it unfair to regrade prior work after detecting cheating?

42 votes
12 answers
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Can students finish much of their PhD thesis before applying to a PhD program?

39 votes
5 answers
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Is it appropriate to assign Mechanical Turk-type tasks as extra credit?

39 votes
7 answers
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What to do about students who ask for help too often?

38 votes
5 answers
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How to select a Master's thesis topic if your advisor won't suggest one?

38 votes
6 answers
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How do advisors typically apply pressure on PhD students to get work done?

32 votes
7 answers
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How to prevent students from having an unfair advantage on exams, when they are held on different days?

31 votes
2 answers
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Are researchers permitted to mislead subjects about the purpose of a trial?

29 votes
11 answers
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What should I let students do when they finish exams early?

29 votes
8 answers
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Is "read the syllabus" a sufficient transfer of responsibility?

29 votes
7 answers
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How to motivate students to complete work that I cannot frequently check?

26 votes
11 answers
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How to motivate students to complete low-point homework?

25 votes
6 answers
3k views

What to do when students bring me questions related to other courses and subjects?

25 votes
13 answers
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How to handle students not returning borrowed equipment?

23 votes
8 answers
5k views

Do I need to define all forms of cheating in the syllabus?

22 votes
11 answers
3k views

How to reduce student plagiarism?

22 votes
3 answers
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How to address students who do not attend, yet want to keep up with the course?

22 votes
2 answers
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Why does this US DOI manuscript on archaeological sites have blacked-out text?

21 votes
2 answers
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Why does information need a citation, but an image needs a credit line?

21 votes
2 answers
6k views

How to find all of the responses to a published research paper?

20 votes
5 answers
17k views

Do admissions care how close a TOEFL score is to the minimum?

20 votes
6 answers
3k views

How to make group work work?

18 votes
4 answers
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Is there any problem with giving lots of extra credit?

18 votes
3 answers
600 views

Is there any reason to not make course details public?

18 votes
2 answers
978 views

Must a master's thesis fall within one's advisor's area of expertise?