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Interacting With Faculty

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    • 1. Interacting With Faculty Jillian Reading Student Advising Services
    • 2. Familiar Scenarios…
      • Student in class who asks irrelevant questions during lecture
      • Monopolizing professor immediately following class
      • Student who asks inordinate amount of questions during lecture
      • Students who do not interact with professor at all. Silent.
    • 3. Why Should You Interact With Faculty?
      • Letters of recommendation
      • Undergraduate research projects
      • Guide you on a career path
      • Makes large university smaller
      • More successful academically
    • 4. So, How Do You Do It?
      • Discovery Seminars
      • Center for Undergraduate Research & Creative Activities
      • Office hours & advisement
      • Ask thoughtful questions during class
      • Start a club; faculty as advisor
    • 5. Discovery Seminars
      • Ask your academic advisor!!!!
      • Past topics have included:
        • Architecture: Design Matters
        • Graphic Novels and Comic Books in American Culture
      • Earn 1 graded course credit
      • Discovery Seminar Information Page
    • 6. Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities
      • Allows you to conduct actual research with a faculty member
      • Scholarships available for students to conduct original research
      • Create mentoring relationship
      • CURCA
    • 7. Office Hours & Advisement
      • Be on time!
      • Be alert and engaging
      • Bring a friend if you feel shy
      • Don’t ask for copies of lecture notes
      • Ask offensive questions (e.g., “Did I miss anything important?”, “Are we expected to know this stuff?”)
    • 8. Thoughtful Questions
      • Connect ideas!
      • Show that you’ve read material
      • Have specific things you want to ask… don’t say “I don’t understand anything.”
    • 9. What about online interaction?
      • Facebook
        • Would your parent/s want to see that photo?
        • Portray yourself as if you were applying for a job, if this is impossible… DO NOT HAVE FACEBOOK INTERACTION!
      • Email/ Instant Messenger
        • Give ample time for response
        • Use correct grammar, punctuation, and etiquette
    • 10. Protocol for Letters of Recommendation
      • Polite & Professional
      • Early! Early!
      • Supplemental Information
      • Prep forms
      • Waive your rights
      • Follow up
      • Thank you!
      • Did you get in?
              • Adapted from D. Richeson, Dept. Math & Computer Science. Dickinson College.
    • 11. Effective Communication
      • Respect & Value Opinions
      • Listen with purpose
      • Clarify
      • Avoid fidgeting
      • Separate person from the task
      • Recognize differences
      • Feedback and recognition
    • 12. YOU CAN DO IT!
      • It takes courage and practice to make your interactions worthwhile, but you will reap many benefits from faculty interaction
      • If you have questions or would like to discuss this presentation, please contact me at [email_address]