Tag: Classroom

UL, SNC, and the Future (Ken Rideout)

I figured it might be time for a post about some of the classes I am taking over here in Limerick.  I may have touched on the subject of class structure in an earlier post but I plan on going into more detail.  Classes here are much different,…

Exams Are Over (Thomas Grams)

After a three-week exam period, exams are finally over. It’s hard to imagine my academic time here in Australia has finally come to an end. It’s hard to believe classes are finished and I am currently awaiting my final grades. I had the best time attending…

Educational Experiences in Australia (Nikki Graf)

Studying abroad in relation to my major was easy for me. Although it was initially a concern for me about being behind with my major’s coursework, Macquarie University is a large school with many options to choose from. Personally, I did chose to fulfil mostly my…

Classroom Experiences (Jenny LeMere)

My classes in Ecuador are extremely difficult for me.  Today I had two presentations, one went well and the other was terrible.  I worked with a partner who did not do what she said she would for the project and she completely let me down. Then, while…

Spanish (Laura Gordon)

Throughout my time here in Spain I have been comparing and contrasting my study abroad academic experience with my friends’ academic experiences solely out of curiosity. They are all very similar besides one major factor: ALL CLASSES IN SPAIN ARE IN SPANISH! I find it even…

UCC The School to Be (Jenny Cheke)

My very first experience in an Irish classroom was a huge success. My professor was wonderful. She was so helpful and understanding. The first day of class she made us very aware that we can go to her for anything, even if it is just to…

Differences in Education (Alessandra Mendez)

“Ugh, the printer on second floor is not working so now I have to go all the way downstairs to print!” I am sure a lot of you have either heard or said this when you have to print something at SNC in the library. I…

Exams in Australia (Jessie Richards)

Just got back from my first Australian final exam. It was much different than in the US- at least at St. Norbert. First of all, it’s worth 40% of my overall grade and that’s relatively normal for a final exam. I’ve never had one worth that…