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Remote teaching, studying, and exams General and Other Tips for transition to online classrooms given university shutdowns in response to COVID-19 How to get students to use the course forum? What makes an online course a valuable learning experience for a student? How much work is preparing a MOOC-ish course How should faculty implement STEM classes that ...


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As Anonymous Physicist pointed out, it is not clear whether the proposed policy applies to self-allegations. Let’s decide this: Suggested amendment This policy shall also apply to questions making self-allegations, i.e., where the target and the asker are identical. All the other criteria must still apply, in particular the self-allegations must be severe ...


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Other questions and resources pertaining to the COVID-19 crisis Publications In this time of crisis, would the journals Nature and Science prioritize papers about COVID-19? Has the rate of papers uploaded to arXiv changed due to Covid-19? How does the COVID-19 crisis affect durations of peer review and editorial handling? Acknowledging local government for ...


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Conferences How to deal with the COVID-19 outbreak while organizing a conference? Can I put an invited talk on my CV if the conference was canceled?


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I suggest explicitly excluding from deletion questions where the asker makes allegations about their own conduct. "Did I do something wrong, and what should I do about it?" is a helpful thing to ask, if sometimes embarrassing. I admit that this might be problematic if the asker is impersonating someone else; presumably impersonation is already ...


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I have a concern with the use of "defamatory" in "The allegations are defamatory, i.e., the reported behaviour is misconduct, criminal, or highly unethical or highly unprofessional." Going by Meriam-Webster or typical use in US law, a defamatory statement is a false statement of fact (i.e. opinion does not count). It'd be nice if we could ...


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Perhaps this passage The information in the question (including the asker’s username) allows others to identify the target or allows the target to identify the asker beyond any reasonable doubt without intensive research. ought to be modified to something like "appears to allow others to identify...". Presumably the mods will be applying this ...


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