Posts Tagged: Social Media

Student Sizzle–AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group What do you do when life throws you a curveball?  That’s what one student is seeking feedback on as she contemplates how to get through her current courses.  In other posts, Paul celebrates being awarded AU’s Academic Achievement Scholarship, and Kayla wonders if it’s possible to switch tutors during a course.  And… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Kayla wonders if she needs to cite her textbook when using one of its formula in her report; responses lean toward citing just to be on the safe side.  Jill is curious how long exam marks take for multiple-choice exams; lightning speed seems common.  Katy asks how other students have dealt with… Read more »

AUSU Update

This space is provided free to AUSU: The Voice does not create or edit this content. Contact services@ausu.org with any questions. IMPORTANT DATES Aug 31: Deadline to apply for course extension for Oct Sep 10: Deadline to register in a course starting Oct 1 Sep 12: AUSU Council Meeting (tentative) Sep 15: AUSU Get out… Read more »

Student Sizzle!—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Alyssa seeks help conducting research on the AU Library’s site; responders provide tips and links to library orientation videos.  Laura struggles with dense course material language; other students weigh in with their experiences and tips to decipher academese. Other posts include finding a tutor for course help, citing course material, masters in… Read more »

AUSU Update

This space is provided free to AUSU: The Voice does not create or edit this content. Contact services@ausu.org with any questions. IMPORTANT DATES June 7-8: Athabasca University Convocation June 10: Deadline to register in a course starting Jul 1 Jun 15: AUSU In-Person Council Meeting Jun 15: July degree requirements deadline June 30: Deadline to… Read more »

Student Sizzle!—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Pilar is working in Mexico and wonders about her exam options; responses suggest ProctorU or a local invigilator.  Victoria is curious how transfer credit works when AU doesn’t have equivalent courses; there is often a way!  Kayla asks about typical course load; this leads to a discussion on the merits of taking… Read more »

Student Sizzle!—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Julia seeks laptop shopping tips; so far the MS Surface is winning.  Katy comes up with a great way to re-purpose AU textbooks.  Melanie wonders how to get her local library added to the AU invigilator list; students weigh in with their experiences. Other posts include finished courses lingering in myAU, procrastination,… Read more »

Student Sizzle–AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Amy wonders how to find her tutor’s email if it wasn’t in the tutor letter; minutes later she has the AU directory link and the email address she seeks.  Julia weighs the merits of completing one course per month rather than tackling three at the same time.  Angela asks if she can… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Katy is curious how the AU honours list works, and why the recipient list hasn’t been updated since 2017; we wonder about that too, Katy!  Another poster is looking for “easy” courses; students contemplate a conspiracy to pass off the absolute worst courses as easy. Other posts include laptop shopping tips, requesting… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Robin seeks advice on how many courses to take at a time while working full time (and with two young children); many responses came and, so far, the one-at-a-timers are winning.  Lauralee wonders how long it takes for final marks to show up after all assignment grades are posted; no clear consensus… Read more »