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How do textbook authors and professors cook up homework/assignment questions?
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Our instructor threw together freely available YouTube videos and Wikipedia articles instead of lectures. What should I do?
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How to supervise a bad PhD student
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How to deal with a very weak student?
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What does the typical workflow of a journal look like?
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Do student reviews of teachers matter?
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Knowing that most students submit assignments right around the deadline, is it advisable not to set deadline that is very late at night?
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Non academic career options for PhD in Math
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How to quiet noisy undergrads students during lecture
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How do I politely decline student requests to meet during my "research time?"
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Is web-presence important for researchers?
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Tips for being the first graduate student of a PI?
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What ratio of PhD graduates in STEM fields ultimately end up as (tenured) professors?
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Best-practice models for "research" code?
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Is doing two PhDs a good path?
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Classroom participation – is there a gender issue?
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Graduate student with abysmal English writing skills, how to help
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Best practices when allowing exam cheat sheets
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Is it ethical/acceptable to give a lighter penalty to students who admit to cheating?
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What to do about "grade grubbers?"
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Would I get into trouble if I give out "too many" A grades?
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Personal web page vs Academia.edu vs ResearchGate
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How to deal with a student who insists on getting a higher grade?
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How to care less about teaching?
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Why do universities tolerate uploading papers on their websites?
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Why would a student go to a lecture at all if everything was in the book already?
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How to find enjoyment in teaching being a research oriented professional?
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Should I prepare new homework exercises each year, 20% of the final grade is homework?
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Profs who have done a full year sabbatical overseas with a family: How did you make it work?
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How can US faculty verify medical absences?