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Exploring Options, SLIS Style

When I enrolled at SLIS, I was sure that I would take all my classes on campus, in person. That was the whole point of going to grad school, right? I wanted to meet my professors, form relationships with my...

Semester is Almost Over

As I've mentioned before, April is a crazy month for me. What I forgot about was the fact that registration and the end of the semester were also both approaching. Registration always brings challenges and stress along with it. This...

My Vote is Split

I am a student at SLIS. I have two young children. They take a lot of time and attention. I am their primary caregiver. My first two semesters at SLIS, I intentionally scheduled classes and schoolwork in such a way...

The Insanity of April

As always, the final full month of a semester is filled with the insanity of every class wanting to fit in the rest of the assignments before class is officially over. I have papers upon papers (seriously, I have 24...

Online Classes and Group Projects

Many bloggers on this site, myself included, have written about how group projects and teamwork are the bedrock of many SLIS courses. But what if you are taking a class online? Does that change? Not at all. Online students do...

SLIS: The School of Group Projects

So far, every class I've taken at SLIS has had a major group project component. The people, topics, work style and product in my group projects have varied widely -- from the fabulous, all-on-the-same-page group I'm part of in 404,...

Taking Care of Business

So, the first half of this semester was a little unusual. I'm just thankful I didn't take any Monday classes, because between snow days and holidays, they have only met once. How crazy is that? By the end of last...

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