Professor Anonymous is not happy with her college classes.
It seems, that despite her brilliant preparation and PowerPoint slides, the students insist on staring at their laptop screens during her lectures.
What could possibly be wrong?
While my lecture notes have stayed the same, everything else about my lectures have changed. In addition to my folder of notes and a tattered textbook, I also come to class with a flash drive around my neck. As I warm up the projector, I joke with the kids about reality TV shows. Now my lectures on American government are accompanied by my trusty Power Point slides. On one side of the slide is a neat outline or a definition. On the other side, there’s an image that’s usually aimed at gathering a few cheap laughs.
She’s also has doubts about putting her notes online and doesn’t care for what the students have to say at Rate My Professor.
Read the whole piece and tell me if this is satire or serious. I certainly hope it’s supposed to be funny.
Otherwise this is an incredibly clueless teacher when it comes to using digital tools to involve students in their own learning rather than just lecturing at them.