Do you know what’s going on? The first-year undergraduate perspective

Have you ever sent an email to students containing some vital piece of information about an assessment, or a change in where they have to access their class, only to be inundated with unrelated responses about completely unrelated things?  ‘Hey miss ive been meaning to ask you……’.  It can be really frustrating!

Why do they do this? Because it’s easy.  They see a message from me, and it prompts them to ask me that thing that has been on their mind for a while.  Suddenly all they have to do is to click ‘reply’ and they can ask me that question.  So why not use this to our advantage?

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