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A reader adds one more way to be a student a professor will remember (for the right reasons).
students  teaching 
january 2014 by M.Leddy
E-mailing professors
“I never know what to say in the subject line and how to address the person. Is it mister or professor and comma and return, and do I have to capitalize and use full sentences? By the time I do all that I could have an answer by text if I could text them.”

You can’t, at least not for the most part. But you can read guidelines: How to e-mail a professor.
college  e-mail  students 
october 2013 by M.Leddy
Digital naïfs in the news
College students have difficulty with Google and academic databases and with asking librarians for help.
college  libraries  students  technology 
august 2011 by M.Leddy
As exams approach
How to do horribly, how to do well
exams  students 
may 2011 by M.Leddy
Elayne Clift on academic entitlement
Adjunct faculty member Elayne Clift ponders academic entitlement after a semester of “appallingly poor papers and presentations.”
college  learning  students  teaching  education 
april 2011 by M.Leddy
Review: Academically Adrift
“Tracking the academic progress of 2,322 students at twenty-four four-year institutions, sociologists Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa find that for a great many students, college makes no change in their ability to think, reason, and write.”
college  education  students  teaching 
february 2011 by M.Leddy
"[T]o be tolerated"
A college student writes about laptops in classrooms
college  education  laptops  learning  professors  students  teaching 
october 2010 by M.Leddy
Disappearing final exams
Final exams, disappearing from college?
college  education  exams  students 
october 2010 by M.Leddy
Old and unimproved
The original "How to e-mail a professor"
college  e-mail  faculty  professors  students  plagiarism 
august 2010 by M.Leddy
Studying on the decline
College students studying less and less
college  education  professors  students 
july 2010 by M.Leddy
"The Essay Writing Song"
Fred Rogers, imaginary advice for college students
college  FredRogers  students  writing 
february 2010 by M.Leddy
Harry Potter and college
A smart high-school student sees through college marketing
college  education  students 
december 2009 by M.Leddy
Student e-mail accounts on the wane?
"A short piece in the Chronicle of Higher Education suggests that the institutional practice of creating student e-mail accounts may be waning."
college  education  e-mail  students  technology 
november 2009 by M.Leddy
For college students and their parents
Useful advice from the New York Times and its readers
college  education  parents  students 
september 2009 by M.Leddy
Back-to-school post
About my post "How to e-mail a professor"
college  e-mail  students 
august 2009 by M.Leddy
How important is a college education?
"Not to learn how to make a living, but to learn how to make a life, as I remember an old professor saying at my freshman orientation, back in the 20th century."
college  education  learning  students 
may 2009 by M.Leddy
T for texting, T for Tennessee
"Harmless fun" at the University of Tennessee
colledge  college  students 
april 2009 by M.Leddy
Stimulus package
Chocolate-covered coffee beans
coffee  students  teaching 
march 2009 by M.Leddy
AE (academic entitlement)
Research on student attitudes about grades
academia  college  education  students  teaching 
february 2009 by M.Leddy
Teachers, students, humanity
On recognizing common humanity in college
college  teaching  students 
november 2008 by M.Leddy
Details
Advice for college students on getting details of format right
college  students  writing 
september 2008 by M.Leddy
"The Disadvantages of an Elite Education"
From William Deresiewicz's account of teaching at Yale
college  education  students  teaching 
july 2008 by M.Leddy
Teaching at Harvard
From John H. Summers' account of teaching there
college  education  students  teaching 
july 2008 by M.Leddy
Bad analogy of the day
Faculty : students :: waiters : customers?
analogy  college  education  faculty  students 
april 2008 by M.Leddy
Seeing professors clearly
Five misconceptions that get in the way
college  education  professors  students 
january 2008 by M.Leddy
Yo, Professor!
On my blog post "How to e-mail a professor"
college  e-mail  etiquette  professors  students  writing 
august 2006 by M.Leddy
New year's resolutions
Advice for the start of the academic year
college  education  lifehacks  students  ThomasMerton 
august 2006 by M.Leddy
Good advice for students
Expert performers are made not born. Practice does make perfect. Do what you love, because if you don't love it, you probably won't get very good at it.
learning  lifehacks  students  education 
may 2006 by M.Leddy
Exams
How to do well on a final exam, and the problem with the "rule of 7"
college  education  exams  students  studying 
april 2006 by M.Leddy
Old and improved
”How to e-mail a professor,” improved.
college  education  e-mail  etiquette  howto  students  teaching  tips  writing 
february 2006 by M.Leddy

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