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Test First Post

Hi this is Abram 🙂

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First Post in GRAD5214

Hello my name is Abram. I am a fourth year graduate student and very exited about this course.

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Introduction – Abram

Hello my name is Abram. I am the teaching assistant for the Preparing the Future Professoriate course. I am a second-year PhD student in the Mechanical Engineering department. My research is focused on acoustic metamaterials. I am very excited about … Continue reading

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Week 13: Ethics Project

In working  on my final project I have realized that there is so much material to explore regarding open access (OA) and the variety of opinions regarding it. I sat in the front lobby area of Newman Library and asked … Continue reading

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Week 12: Personal Ethics

After reading the article in the Collegiate Times: Students to retake exam after solutions appear online, about the ethics of using Koofers.com to look at past exams, I believe that this should be a fair study tool. I do not think … Continue reading

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The Sad Buffet: Emotions and the Failure of the Education System

As an engineering student, I have definitely felt pressure to remove my feelings from the work that I do. I have also learned how to resent “the system” as well as taught that there is nothing that I can do … Continue reading

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Week 10: Professional Ethics of the Acoustical Society of America

I am a student in the department of Mechanical Engineering and my research is focused on acoustics. For this post I chose to look at the ethics that the Acoustical Society of America (ASA) publishes on their website. The ethical … Continue reading

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week 9: Copyright Issues

After reading the article Copyright law affects course readings it really made me consider the way that we use material in courses and the considerations that teachers need to employ when they present copyrighted material to their class. In general I have … Continue reading

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Week 8: Final Project

Open access is a concept that I had not really thought about until becoming a graduate student. I remember struggling to find articles that I had access to as an undergraduate student and just assuming that pay walls were part … Continue reading

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Week 7: Authorship

After watching the TED Talk by Ausitn Kleon, Steal Like An Artist I felt like he did a great job of presenting the issues that accompany authorship. Near the end of his talk he presents two slides that I think really exemplify … Continue reading

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