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‘Attendance Policies’

Student and Faculty Expectations about Responsibilities – Highlights from a Conversation

Apr. 15, 2011—by CFT Assistant Director Derek Bruff Last month, the CFT hosted a conversation titled “Negotiating Student Expectations about Freedom and Responsibility.” We’ve found that when students and faculty have very different expectations about teaching and learning, a variety of teaching challenges can result, frequently leading to frustration for both teachers and students. We’re planning to...

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From a Student’s View: Fair Attendence Policies

Mar. 21, 2011—This is a guest post by Erin Baldwin, Vanderbilt Class of 2014. The post is part of our spring “From a Student’s View” blog series. We occasionally feature guest posts here on the blog as part of our efforts to cultivate dialogue about teaching and learning among Vanderbilt faculty, students, and staff. We recognize that...

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