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Oh No Snow Day…

Uh oh, it’s a snow day, what do you do????

I wish I would have known this. The guidelines are very specific for the amount of class and contact time and we all design our syllabus to adhere to the guidelines set forth by the college and then an unexpected snowstorm and the QC campus […]

Career Development & Internship…

Career Development & Internships, I wish I knew!! The Career Development & Internships office is a great resource that I accidentally discovered a few semesters into my adjunct teaching career at QC. The office is a great resource for students and alumni. Here are some of the services that the Career Development & Internships office […]

Responding to Student’s Emails…

I wish I knew… We teach digital natives with the expectation of being responded to instantaneously, especially if we teach online or partially online. That means we are “on” 24/7. I was conditioned to respond ASAP to students that were emailing me. Finally we had a department meeting to discuss the expectations of teaching online. […]

QC Copy Center…

Everyone needs to realize that we have a copy center on campus that is free to professors making copying convenience. I wish I would have know about the “repro” center at QC. All you have to do is go to this link and upload the documents you need copied and usually with in three days […]

Online Testing…

I wish I knew more about Blackboards online testing… The 21st century has brought us to an online educational testing world. All the state and national tests are heading to the electronic online testing format. As educators we should be grooming students foe the digital world and incorporating online assessments so that the students are […]

Things I Wish I Knew

If I only knew…

I teach face to face (f2f) and blended courses at QC loving every minute of it! I rely heavily on Blackboard (Bb) not only for teaching online but for checks and balances as well. I am an eco-friendly classroom and do not accept any hard copies of assignments (nor emails), each […]

Susan Tietje


I’m Susan Tietje, pronounced TJ, a lot easier that it looks. I’m excited to meet you all!

I have been an adjunct in the Department of Family Family and Consumer Sciences for three years, and by day I am a teacher at the Northport-East Northport School District. In a week I teach students from […]