Posts Tagged: YouTube

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media Topics

AthaU Facebook Group Casey asks how long it takes for course grades to be finalized after final assignment grades are posted; this sparks off a discussion about who does what with course grades.  Jennifer tries to break the world’s record for refreshing her screen until her grades appear; still waiting for the folks at Guinness… Read more »

Student Sizzle!

AthaU Facebook Group Toni seeks advice to get back on track; many encouraging responses posted.  Mark is considering challenging several courses and seeks feedback from students who have gone this route.  Paul starts a conversation on the academic ramifications of a “W”. Other posts include references for grad study applications, average marking times, accessing course… Read more »

Student Sizzle

AthaU Facebook Group Katy wonders what other students do with their study materials after a course; responses range from recycling to ritual burning.  Laurie is crushed by a D+ grade; responders share encouragement and “me too” moments. Other posts include trying to get a scholarship reference letter for grad school years after completing undergrad, myAU… Read more »

Student Sizzle

AthaU Facebook Group In this week’s most popular post, Elli lists five things she’d rather do than write another essay, including “walk on Lego.”  Jessica wonders what other students have experienced when asking AU profs/tutors to act as an academic reference.  Dalia is curious whether it’s possible to defer a course start date without penalty;… Read more »

Student Sizzle

AthaU Facebook Group Alicia’s puzzled why her GPA hasn’t been updated months after finishing a course; seems like a call to AU is in order.  Soumyo is seeking a Calgary-based study partner for BIOL 235.  Kimberly needs help choosing between SOCI 287 and 290. Other posts include setting up hotspots for ProctorU exams, negative health… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Chanelle seeks input on how long other students have taken to complete WGST 423’s take-home midterm.  Stephen asks students what would help them feel part of and supported by AU’s community; surprisingly few responses so far (where is the love?)   Elli seeks someone who can translate words into the phonetic alphabet; she… Read more »

Student Sizzle

AthaU Facebook Group Sarah seeks input to help her decide between PHIL 333 or 337; so far 333 is winning in the responses.  New student Amber seeks feedback on a spectrum of courses to help boost her GPA for grad school applications.  Bill Angela discovers that an online exam problem on a holiday Monday means… Read more »

Student Sizzle

AthaU Facebook Group Elli makes a comparison of getting a degree to getting a wax; painfully true!  Dustin asks for feedback on studying languages at AU; several students share their experiences.  Kish seeks clarification on whether to book exams with ProctorU or AU first; most responders say ProctorU first, but Kerri says for ProctorU exams,… Read more »

Student Sizzle

AthaU FaceBook Group Amanda shares her celebratory feelings about finishing the last exam for her BHR/LR program; way to go, Amanda!  Avital seeks recommendations for PSYC courses.  Chanelle wonders what happens if she withdraws from a course while on OSAP; one responder suggests there’s a one-time grace for a withdrawal. Other posts include the BGS… Read more »

Student Sizzle

AthaU Facebook Group The winter uglies invaded the group, with group moderators having to step in to delete or suspend comments when discussions became heated.  Kazzlow is curious if any students have graduated with a GPA of 3.7 or higher; many report that they have or soon will.  Mer seeks tips on exam invigilation outside… Read more »