If I were to try some online sleuthing, the first question I would ask is for the course's website, if there is one, or for links to recent assignments. This has the double benefit that your primary goal in doing this is to make sure that your instruction is as helpful as it can be. If students cannot provide this, then my next question would be about how ...


I would suggest taking to professors at your institution. If the semester is in session, you can go to their office hours; otherwise, you can email your advisor or another professor who knows you. Even if it's outside their area, they should be able to steer you in the right direction.

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