For First-Year Experience, College Success, Student Development and any course where learning effective communication skills for college is a priority.
In Say This, NOT That to Your Professor, an award-winning, tenured communication professor takes students "inside the faculty mind," and provides the words professors wish students would say to manage their classroom experience with confidence.
This book gives students inside tips on how to interact so professors will respond in a positive manner. They'll learn to create opportunities and properly stand up for themselves, rather than fumble over excuses. Students will have improved relationships with professors, better grades, and an amazing college experience!
Table of Contents
Section 1: Class Issues Your Professor Won't Discuss With You (But Wishes Someone Would)
Chapter 1. Parents Handling Your Problems
Classroom Behavior/Your Peers
Chapter 2. Class Jokers
Chapter 3. What Other Students Think and Feel
Chapter 4. Distracting Classroom Behavior (Texting!)
Chapter 5. Comparing Grades With Others
Chapter 6. "Getting" Grades and Working "Hard" for Your Grades
Chapter 7. A Zero Grade
Chapter 8. Getting the Grade You Need
Chapter 9. Passing a Course After Absences
Chapter 10. A Do-Over
Chapter 11. Extra Credit
Chapter 12. Finding Out What's on the Test
Managing Your Assignments/Schedule
Chapter 13. Your Work Ethic
Chapter 14. Asking for Help or a Review (Early!)
Chapter 15. Procrastination
Chapter 16. Late Work
Chapter 17. Conflict with Work in Other Classes
Chapter 18. Leaving Early or Arriving Late
Chapter 19. Going Over What You Missed
Chapter 20. Figuring Out if You Missed Something "Important"
Chapter 21. Apologizing
Dealing With E-mail/Social Media/Technology
Chapter 22. Frequent E-mailing
Chapter 23. Your E-mail Address
Chapter 24. Sending Angry E-mails
Chapter 25. Sloppy, Casual, or Unrelated E-mails
Chapter 26. Responding to Your Professor's E-mails
Chapter 27. Using Facebook/Twitter
Chapter 28. Laptop Use in Class
Section 2: Class Issues Your Professor Won't Discuss With You (And May Not Want You to Know)
Chapter 29. Receiving Timely Feedback That Makes Sense
Chapter 30. Challenging a Professor
Chapter 31. Going Higher
Chapter 32. Professor Evaluations
Chapter 33. Teaching Style
Chapter 34. Accessing Your Professor In and Out of Class
Chapter 35. Learning About a Professor Ahead of Time
Chapter 36. Failure of the Entire Class
About the Author
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$10.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-321-93835-0