Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

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AthaU Facebook Group

Kelsey expresses concern that no arrangements have been made for an alternative assessment for a course that ended back in May; the student union prez jumps in with an offer to help.  Monica inquires about AU’s exam-rescheduling fee and is relieved to learn it is currently being waived.  Rabiea wonders why there’s no option to submit an assignment; turns out the course start date isn’t until September 1 so there’s limited access until then.

Other posts include how to select program courses, AUSU student advisory committee, AU’s email response time, and tracking parcels of textbooks.

reddit

A new-student question about student-tutor interaction reveals some common misperceptions about AU’s study model.  Meanwhile, a student only ten courses from graduating looks for an easy slide of no-exam courses to wrap that parchment up by March 2021.

Twitter

@AthabascaU tweets:  “A friend in need, is a friend in need. TalkCampus is an app that gives you a safe place to talk about your struggles with other learners. https://bit.ly/2XXr2Mj #AthabascaU.”

@austudentsunion tweets:  “Want to learn more about your AUSU by-election candidates? Ask them questions in our By-Election Forum (and see their responses to fellow student questions!). What do YOU think is important for your student council to focus on? https://ausu.org/forums/ #AUSU2020.”

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