Teachers vs Professors


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Teachers remind you of incomplete work.

Professors do not. That's your responsibility.

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Teachers approach students if they feel they need help.

Professors expect to be approached for help.

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Teachers are available before and after class.

Professors have office hours and expect appointments to be scheduled.


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Teachers are trained in teaching methods to help you learn best.

Professors are experts in their fields, but have not all been trained how to teach.

Teachers provide absent students with the materials.

Professors expect students to get missed info from their classmates.

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Teachers present materials to help students understand their textbooks.


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Professors are experts in their fields, but have not all been trained how to teach.


Teachers often make clear what students should write down in their notes.

Professors may lecture nonstop, expecting students to decide what is important.

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Teachers lead students through the thinking process.

Professors expect students to think independently and make connections.

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Teachers remind students often of assignments & deadlines.

Professors expect students to read, save, & use the syllabus and keep track of dates & deadlines.

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