December 13, 2010
The Good Old Days
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.