Minasuk/ May 6, 2016/ Uncategorized

The 7 things new college students don’t know that drive professors crazy | Washington Post | May 2016 I’ve been teaching for 16 years, first as a high school English teacher, then at the college level for the past four years. I know how tricky the move from high school to college is. While secondary schools pour their resources into

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Minasuk/ May 3, 2016/ Uncategorized

I WOULD RATHER DO ANYTHING ELSE THAN GRADE YOUR FINAL PAPERS. | McSweeney’s | May 2016 Dear Students Who Have Just Completed My Class, I would rather do anything else than grade your Final Papers.

Minasuk/ March 7, 2016/ Uncategorized

My students have paid £9,000 and now they think they own me | The Guardian | December 2015 “They seem to think they are buying a degree, rather than working for it,” he said. Learning has shifted, we realised, from an intellectual achievement to a commodity. 

Minasuk/ October 26, 2015/ Uncategorized

My fake college syllabus | Slate | January 2013 As your professor, I plan to take your money, never read your essays and pretend you’re not checking Facebook

Minasuk/ August 19, 2015/ Uncategorized

The Coddling of the American Mind | The Atlantic | August 2015 In the name of emotional well-being, college students are increasingly demanding protection from words and ideas they don’t like. Here’s why that’s disastrous for education—and mental health.

Minasuk/ August 14, 2015/ Uncategorized

How To Annoy Your Professor | FemaleScienceProfessor | February 2013 THIS. THIS THIS THIS.

Minasuk/ August 11, 2015/ Uncategorized

Message to My Freshman Students | Huffington Post | May 2015 First, I am your professor, not your teacher. There is a difference.