December 13, 2010

The Good Old Days

Posted in Uncategorized at 4:01 am by profart

When I was in college, I had several professors who took proofreading very seriously. On finding your third typo, they would hand you paper back to you- ungraded. ONly one of them allowed a re-write.

The point was that you were supposed to care about your work.

I think if I did that, not only would my students flunk, but the dean would have a conniption-fit.

I bet some of them would proofread their papers, though.

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