… from a Stanford student:

A real teacher engages [her] students and challenges [them] to engage with course material. A real teacher pulls from students strands of potential and forces students to use their abilities in order to grow intellectually. And at Stanford? Eh, many Stanford professors don’t teach as much as they speak at you, read off of Powerpoint slides, or boast about their various accolades. Come to Stanford and you may get a few memorable intellectual experiences. But know that they are rare and that the fast-paced quarter system makes them easy to avoid.

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2 Responses to “Powerpoint Pissoff…”

  1. theprofessor Says:

    Real students know that real TEACHERS engage their students and challenge their students to engage with course material.

    I fear that UD’s antipathy to PP is hampering her sainted twin, SOS. Besides the mechanical issues, this student letter is bad, trite writing.

  2. Margaret Soltan Says:

    Fine, tp. I’ll clean it up a bit.

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