Julie Taylor-Massey

How to Make Your Course Syllabus More Engaging

What is this assignment? When is that paper due? What is the late policy? Do you have office hours? Despite having advised students to review the syllabus in order to understand basic course expectations and requirements, I found that I was continually fielding questions like these. It’s not that I minded answering students’ questions, but …

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How to Be a Successful Online Student—Advice from a Professor

There certainly are some differences between learning in a brick-and-mortar classroom and learning in a virtual one. For example, online courses are touted as more flexible and convenient, which are clear benefits for those challenged to find time to attend in-person sessions. However, the ease and freedom of learning without being bound by weekly class …

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