...they want to help
What students said:
At the moment, I feel a little bit awkward just because I’m only new. I know they’re there to help and I know there’s never such thing as a stupid question but I always worry. ... I feel weird putting up my hand at the moment and asking in front of everyone but I have been up to a few lecturers before and just said “Oh, just to confirm, what is this or what is that”?
I think for me, the biggest problem is I often feel like I’m bothering people. That often scares me away from going and asking questions but I do often send an email; if I have a question, I will email because I feel like when I’m writing and when I’m reading I’m able to clarify myself better than when I’m speaking.
I’ve always preferred email and text message over phone calls because I just feel like I sort of stumble and…