22 April 2011


Today I was informed by an upper-level educator (i.e. bureaucratic) at a nationally recognized, Research I institution that, as an instructor of English, it is not my job to "expand student minds," but teach them how to write "crisp prose" that will enable them to compose better and more efficient reports once they find jobs and enter the work-force in sales departments, accounting firms, and veterinaries. The below video is, more or less, what "higher education" has become. America, you are so awesome:

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