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What to do about top students making other students lose confidence?
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71 votes
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Is it common practice to remove an author's name from a paper?
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How to deal with students who lose their digital work?
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Is "no late work" a common policy?
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What do instructors need to know to accommodate Muslim students?
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Is it unfair to regrade prior work after detecting cheating?
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Can students finish much of their PhD thesis before applying to a PhD program?
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Is it appropriate to assign Mechanical Turk-type tasks as extra credit?
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How to select a Master's thesis topic if your advisor won't suggest one?
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38 votes
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How do advisors typically apply pressure on PhD students to get work done?
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38 votes
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What to do about students who ask for help too often?
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How to prevent students from having an unfair advantage on exams, when they are held on different days?
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31 votes
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Are researchers permitted to mislead subjects about the purpose of a trial?
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What should I let students do when they finish exams early?
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28 votes
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Is "read the syllabus" a sufficient transfer of responsibility?
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How to motivate students to complete work that I cannot frequently check?
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How to handle students not returning borrowed equipment?
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What to do when students bring me questions related to other courses and subjects?
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How to motivate students to complete low-point homework?
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Do I need to define all forms of cheating in the syllabus?
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Why does this US DOI manuscript on archaeological sites have blacked-out text?
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How to reduce student plagiarism?
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22 votes
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How to address students who do not attend, yet want to keep up with the course?
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21 votes
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Why does information need a citation, but an image needs a credit line?
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Do admissions care how close a TOEFL score is to the minimum?
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20 votes
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How to make group work work?
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20 votes
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How to find all of the responses to a published research paper?
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Is there any reason to not make course details public?
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18 votes
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Must a master's thesis fall within one's advisor's area of expertise?
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Is summarizing a single source considered plagiarism?