Professor Interview Common Exhibit for Learning Objective #5

List of the questions

  1. What do you do in addition to teaching?
  2. Why did you decide this career/position?
  3. What was your major in college?
  4. What do you like best about your job?
  5. Did you always want to be in this career/position?
  6. Are you where you thought you would be when you were in college?
  7. What general advice would you give college students?
  8. What are the most common mistakes that students make?
  9. What should I be studying to be successful on assignments in this class?
  10. How do you define learning?
  11. How do you define teaching?
  12. What non-academic skill do you think is the most important for college students?
  13. What is the greatest non-academic skill that college students today lack?
  14. How can college students develop this skill at Clemson University?

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My Reflection

I Interview Dr. Wanda Seymour. She graduated in 1999, majoring in biological science from Clemson University. She received her master’s in chiropractic care from Sherman College in 2004. Soon after graduating she started teaching Biology, Anatomy and Physiology. Now Dr. Wanda Seymour is the head of the Biology Department at Greenville technical college. I choose to interview Dr. Wanda Seymour because her career path resembles a path I would likely take. I don't really consider this an interview but more like a conversation because it felt so natural and real. She gave me some of the best advice. She told me that hard work and consistency is the key. when She wanted to give up because school and work was stressful, she thought about her family and how she needs to be able to provide for them. this comment change the way I see my professors because I really do not think about professor having a life outside of school sadly. but being a professor is just as stressful as being a student and I do not think professors get the recognition they deserved.

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