Category Archives: Dont Do This

Don’t Do this: Require books that are out of print

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Don’t require your students to purchase books for your class that were last printed over 20 years ago, and are currently out of print. Make the chapters of those books available as pdf’s. Tweet

Don’t Do This: Name files incorrectly

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I have another entry in the “Don’t Do This” category. Don’t make the students work harder than necessary to access what they need for assignments. For instance, if you know forgetting to name a document .doc will confuse the download … Continue reading

Don’t Do This: Be unavailable when assignments are due

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I’m going to start a new category called “Don’t Do This”. Since I am a 100% distance student in my graduate program, I’m experiencing all sorts of frustration around the way classes are built and managed. This category will start … Continue reading