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Class Attendance

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Title Date Summary
1 Policies should include compassion
Goodman--Samantha (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 115:44, p.03
3/28/2019 Sam Goodman discusses lack of compassion and understanding in some professors attendance policies.
2 Attendance policies hurt students
Wolfe--Brenna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:11, p.03
10/2/2017 Columnist Wolfe argues that professors should not have an attendance policy. Wolfe claims it can be detrimental to sick students, students with mental health struggles, and many others. Instead she claims professors should find a more creative solution than an attendance policy; photo.
3 Drop the attitude, not the course
Moeller--Jesse (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:3, p.3
9/3/2015 Columnist Jesse Moeller urges students to give the tougher courses a shot before dropping them, because they might be surprised by the benefits that harder classes bring.
4 Skipping class
Pearce--Sarah M. (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:51, p.11
4/19/2011 Students who skip classes seldom use the time productively. College costs a great deal of money. Students need to get their money's worth by attending class.
5 UNI's cancellation process
O'Loughlin--Emily (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:26, p.1
12/7/2010 College campus closings are very rare, but due to extremely dangerous conditions, sometimes classes are cancelled. Students are notified via E-mail, television, and radio reports
6 Coughing up the facts
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:22, p.7
11/12/2010 College students are highly susceptible to colds and the flu. A decline in class attendance may be due to late semester laziness or illness of the student population. Students urged to take precautions.
7 Ready, Aim, Fire. Consolidate.
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:22, p.7
11/13/2009 Urges evaluation of courses and focusing on the Liberal Arts Core to save students time and money. Decreased spending, lower tuition, and less student burnout could be the upside to consolidation.
8 Your motivation is
French--Larissa A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:14, p.5
10/16/2009 Mid-term exams and research papers are due. Reading assignments are piling up. This time of the semester it is easy to slack off a bit following Homecoming. Keep the goal of graduation in mind.
9 Attendance optional
Krueger--Jeffrey Allen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:1, p.10
8/28/2009 Professors urged to stop making attendance part of the student's grade; believes that this penalizes dedicated students and rewards poorer students for merely showing up for class. Time should be spent creating a more pleasing classroom environment.
10 No one is immune
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 105:12, p.5
10/10/2008 Chronic Class Skipping Syndrome has consequences. Surprise tests/quizzes count against your grade. Professors remember students, especially if they have them for more than one course. Students normally end up paying for skipping classes.
11 The dangers of going to class
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:33, p.5
2/8/2008 Policy for closing the University questioned; suggests that students should not be punished if they have valid excuse for missing class.
12 School is in session
Toppin--Ryan W. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 103:3, p.5
9/1/2006 Fall semester is well underway. Students are encouraged to attend class and use common sense.
13 Are attendance policies necessary?
Gerling--Taylor R. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:35, p.9
2/7/2006 Wonders if attendance should be part of grading system in college.
14 New respect for profs, not for some students
Holzmueller--Kate (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:10, p.7
9/30/2005 Writer realizes that professors may be trying their hardest to keep the class interesting, and students should be more sensitive to classroom etiquette.
15 Economics of attendance
Paulson--Bryce (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:26, p.5
12/3/2004 Urges students to attend classes to improve their marketability as professionals and as human beings.
16 Stupid is as students do
Athay--Steve (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 100:27, p.7
12/9/2003 Encourages students to be responsible with class work and attendance.
17 Why I should get 'A's
Griffin--Michael Lloyd (Student--2000)
Northern Iowan 97:28, p.9
12/8/2000 Gives excuses for missing class.
18 NI staff debates graded attendance
Northern Iowan 96:52, p.6
4/18/2000 Discusses the pros and cons of having an attendance policy.
19 Student voices
Northern Iowan 96:52, p.11
4/18/2000 Students answered the question: Do you think attendance should be graded?; photo.
20 Internet takes on the classroom
Delp--Sarah Lynn
Northern Iowan 96:23, p.8
11/16/1999 Web site allows students to post their notes online for classmates and offers possibility of earning money.
21 Weather outside may be frightful. . . but get your ass to class
Northern Iowan 93:21, p.5
11/12/1996 Editorial encourages students to go to class.
22 When it comes to class, attendance not worth your time
Northern Iowan 93:8, p.5
9/27/1996 Columnist believes that taking attendance in college classes is a waste of time.
23 Curriculum and related matters, 1940-1950
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.132
7/1/1995 Detailed coverage of curriculum change, especially the movement to reformulate general education.
24 Faculty Senate examines student absenteeism
Northern Iowan 91:28, p.2
12/2/1994 Senate considers situations faced by student athletes.
25 Professors don't need to punish students who have to work
Northern Iowan 90:57, p.8
5/3/1994 Does not understand why professors cannot tolerate absences.
26 Attendance policy suggested
Northern Iowan 90:14, p.1
10/15/1993 Student and faculty views on class attendance.
27 Continuing common experiences
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.436
7/1/1990 The role of the college in regulating behavior; the influence of religion on students and faculty; photo.
28 Kreiner's Org. Comm. Class was all there
Northern Iowan 85:28, p.15
12/6/1988 Peg Kreiner's class has had perfect attendance all semester.
29 Students less likely to skip major classes
Northern Iowan 85:28, p.15
12/6/1988 Students talk about attending and cutting class.
30 Must attend first or second communication, theatre arts class
Northern Iowan 78:26, p.3
12/11/1981 Must attend class or they will be dropped from the class.
31 Continue pass/no credit
Gibbons--Steven M. (Class of 1973)
Northern Iowan 69:35, p.2
2/23/1973 Keep the plan as is; poor attendance may be just as much the faculty's fault as the student's.
32 Pass/no credit proposal goes before Faculty Senate
Freiberg--Karen (Class of 1974)
Northern Iowan 69:35, p.1
2/23/1973 Would further limit use of option; lack of interest in classwork and poor attendance cited.
33 Leniency on Tuesday; a resolution
Maas--James L.
Northern Iowan 69:15, p.2
11/3/1972 Asks faculty to be lenient on class attendance so that students can get home to vote.
34 Health Center fees raised
Northern Iowan 68:36, p.1
2/29/1972 Student Senate also reveals results of class attendance policy survey.
35 Senate takes action
Patton--Philip Lee (Class of 1970; Registrar)
Northern Iowan 67:5, p.7
10/2/1970 Considers Skip Day, Homecoming, and class attendance.
36 What became of the editors?
Lounsberry--Barbara Severin (Classes of 1969 and 1971; English Faculty)
Alumnus 54:3, p.6
9/1/1969 Survey of yearbook and newspaper editors reveals interesting results; photo.
37 Faculty Senate considers attendance regulations
College Eye 63:34, p.1
2/21/1967 Note possible decrease in class attendance; consider need for consistent policies.
38 Did students keep faith?
Reninger--H. Willard (English Faculty)
College Eye 63:26, p.2
1/6/1967 Criticizes students for not attending on the last day of classes before winter break
39 Tulasiewicz: can avoid Saturday classes
Tulasiewicz--Jan Bruno (Economics Faculty)
College Eye 59:38, p.2
5/4/1965 Additional class times (other than during weekend) could increase class space by 25%.
40 Is there an excused cut?
College Eye 52:12, p.8
12/9/1960 Reasons why students shouldn't cut class.
41 A sword hangs over cuts . . . .
College Eye 51:35, p.4
7/8/1960 Discusses the a new attendance policy; believes student responsibility is great.
42 Class attendance cuts study results released by Dr. Lang
College Eye 51:35, p.1
7/8/1960 Text of class attendance policy; responsibility for attendance rests with students.
43 Catsnip "T
Odegard--Gordon A. (Classes of 1960 and 1972)
College Eye 50:10, p.2
11/14/1958 Guest columnist discusses various campus social issues.
44 Wake up, students!
College Eye 50:2, p.2
9/19/1958 Contends that the new attendance policy will force people to attend class because they actually want to be there.
45 TC adopts open class attendance
College Eye 50:1, p.1
9/12/1958 Students will no longer need excuses nor will they need to count cuts; students will be responsible for attendance and the consequences.
46 Cut, don't cut, cut, don't cut
College Eye 49:18, p.2
2/7/1958 Some teachers have not given the new cut system a chance--are still taking attendance in classes.
47 Splitting an Infinity
College Eye 49:18, p.2
2/7/1958 Seven guidelines on how to be a 'successful classroom fraud.'
48 Option rule to test responsibility
Alumnus 42:1, p.4
2/1/1958 Optional class attendance experiment to be tried in spring semester; will apply to all except freshmen and student teachers.
49 Obiter Scripta
Fox--Josef W. (Philosophy and Humanities Faculty)
College Eye 49:17, p.2
1/31/1958 New class cut system makes no sense.
50 Freedom. . . Of a sort
College Eye 49:16, p.2
1/17/1958 Approves of trial 'unlimited cut' system, but must freedom be stated in another rule?


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