Classroom Etiquette

I’ve spent the vast majority of my adult, working life (20+ years at the time of this writing) in higher education. Currently I work at both Wake Forest University and Forsyth Technical Community College. One constant during that time is the charge by the faculty that the students don’t/won’t behave appropriately during class.

Recently an article came across my RSS feeds that spoke to this.  I  think it has value and wanted to share it. I encourage anyone who is taking, or plans to take, a class to read it. Despite the masculine slant to the title, ladies, it applies to you too. Professors, I also encourage you to read and think about your behavior when you are in the classes/trainings that you take.

The Art of Manliness – How to Be a Gentleman Scholar: Classroom Etiquette for the College Man

 

Appointment Slots in Google Calendar

Ahhh, the start of a new academic year. Freshman wandering lost around Tribble Hall. I love this time of year.

The Issue

One thing that always goes on in a college environment is students wanting to get in touch with their professors, whether it is to discuss an assignment, get advising on courses for the next semester, or just to talk. Professors are required to have office hours, which typically are announced via their syllabus.  Continue reading