the incident, with or without names
Get help for someone better placed to intervene
Make people responsible for this class, department, residence, office, etc.
aware of what is going on.
- Situation #2:
A fellow graduate student receives a public dressing down by a professor
in a lab meeting.
Response: Let the chair of the department know. Either
name the professor (but not the graduate student) and ask the chair to
discuss appropriate behavior with graduate students with the professor.
Or do not name the professor (and your communication to the chair may
be anonymous), and ask the chair to speak generally with professors in
- Situation #3:
In a small to medium-sized class you see another student repeatedly
surfing the net on a laptop. It’s distracting. The instructor
has not said anything.
Response: You might mention the incident to
the professor and ask him/her to make a general announcement about
not distracting others in the class.
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