I’ve noticed that it’s easy to get away with not doing the reading and not attending class, without any noticeable difference in performance. This is especially noticeable in IHUM, the required humanities course everyone hates, where people seem to have created tacit conspiracy to collectively not do the work and not call each other on it (this works because students lead the discussions).

posted November 14, 2004 04:28 PM (Education) (1 comments) #


Stanford: Day 50
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Donald Knuth writes Condi Rice
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Stephen Pinker on Uniting Techies and Fuzzies
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Barry Scheck on the Dark Side of Justice
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Hey now, in the sake of fairness, I didn’t totally hate IHUM. Well, until they started calling me IHUM girl… ;-)

posted by Kat at November 16, 2004 06:47 PM #

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