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Looking at the twelve questions tagged courses, I don't see the usage of this tag as necessary (the key points are already covered by other tags, and the tag courses seems redundant in those questions). I think we can safely remove tag courses from those few questions, without the need of creating an (imperfect) synonym, and then let the system clean up the ...


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Usually, no. The "ethos" of SE, as you mention, is that questions are either not a good fit here (and should be closed precisely because we can't provide good answers, and we want to prevent people from adding bad answers), or they are good questions that we should leave open and answer properly. In the abstract, at least, it is not logically ...


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In most of my teaching the term coursework refers to what would be called "homework" at grade school. It is a specific assignment created by the teacher that when completed contributes to the assignment of grades based on the judged quality and content. The grade is usually the result of the course. There may be several items of coursework within a ...


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See Bryan's answer here. In short: the vote by community user indicates that OP agreed their question was a duplicate. You can see this by mousing over "community" in the question's timeline.


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CDC says As the nation’s health protection agency, CDC saves lives and protects people from health threats. To accomplish our mission, CDC conducts critical science and provides health information that protects our nation against expensive and dangerous health threats, and responds when these arise. I think only questions about the "science" part ...


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I do not think that question falls under our scope. Those CDC pages are advice for broad public consumption - they are not journal articles that would use citations. Further, how a US Federal agency chooses to write on their web site is not in scope for Academia SE.


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It seems like coursework would be used by students, but courses could be plausibly used by both instructors and students, like here and here maybe. "Coursework" is also a bit more specific (that first question, "Why do TA teach sections?") isn't really about coursework. I support the synonymization, but just some points to think about.


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