the first place (hmm, old Cordain might agree). I do not like the forms themselves, with their number ratings, reminiscent of the sheets circulated after the TV pilot has just played to its sample audience in Burbank. As I retreat through the door - I never stay around for this phase of the ritual - I look over my shoulder and see them toiling away like the devil's auditors. Those Columbia s dents were being asked to relate the quality of an encounter, not rate the action as though it had unfolded on the big screen.
As lite entertainment for bored college students.
September 1, 1997 Harper's Magazine.
A college student getting a liberal arts education ponders filling out a questionnaire that includes an opportunity for him to evaluate his instructor.
Why Teach?: In Defense of a Real Education Mark Edmundson.
Ask a professor what she thinks of the work of Stephen Greenblatt, a leading critic of Shakespeare, and you'll hear it for an hour. How did short essay on democracy in bangladesh my students reach this peculiar state in which all passion seems to be spent? Steve Normanton sells his beef in bulk. There are some good reasons for introducing more choice into curricula and requiring fewer standard courses. But what they generally can't do is acquire a new vocabulary, a new perspective, that will cast issues in a fresh light.