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Tips for being the first graduate student of a PI?
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Graduate student with abysmal English writing skills, how to help
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Balancing coursework, research, and teaching
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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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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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How to cultivate relationships/recommendors as an introvert
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Best practices when allowing exam cheat sheets
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Effective way to deal with misuse of mobile devices in class
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Should I ban electronic devices (smartphones, tablets and laptops) from a course?
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How to deal with a student who insists on getting a higher grade?
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Letting students grade their own homework
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How to deal with inactive students in undergraduate projects?
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Is it unreasonable to change the rules of a quiz/exam one week in advance?
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Classroom participation – is there a gender issue?
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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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Non academic career options for PhD in Math
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MOOC / video integration into classroom schedule
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How to supervise a bad PhD student
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Would I get into trouble if I give out "too many" A grades?
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Grading curves in quantitative subjects
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How do I politely decline student requests to meet during my "research time?"
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How can US faculty verify medical absences?
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Is it a good practice to end a mathematical equation with a comma or a period in a scientific article?
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How does one go about starting a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)?
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Is it fair to my PhD student if I ask them to do "miscellaneous" work for a paper they're not going to be a coauthor of?
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What good is engineering research with no practical relevance?
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How to design a computer-based multiple-choice quiz?
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How to train students to write high-quality research papers?
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Clarifications on American graduate school for an European student