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Saturday, October 30, 2010

Pushing Back on OUR Professors...

I had to repost this little article because of its relavence to this blog and Greg's shout out....

Seth makes some great little points that can be easily related to what my readers and myself are going through in college right now.  Architecture is a very tough major with an array of different classes from calculus, to mechanics, to engineering, to designing and so on...  If you are paying 35,000 dollars a year and your Architecture program does not even OFFER a Revit class then you need to PUSH for it... Seriously....

From Seth Godin's blog:
Pushing Back on Mediocre Professors
College costs a fortune. It takes a lot of time and it takes a lot of money.
When a professor assigns you to send a blogger a list of vague and inane interview questions ("1. How did you get started in this field? 2. What type of training (education) does this field require? 3. What do you like best about your job? 4. what do you like least about your job?") I think you have an obligation to say, "Sir, I'm going to be in debt for ten years because of this degree. Perhaps you could give us an assignment that actually pushes us to solve interesting problems, overcome our fear or learn something that I could learn in no other way..."  ... continue to the rest of the article....