Tuesday, February 21, 2006
To: Professor@University.edu Subject: Why It's All About Me - New York Times
To: Professor@University.edu Subject: Why It's All About Me - New York Times: "At colleges and universities nationwide, e-mail has made professors much more approachable. But many say it has made them too accessible, erasing boundaries that traditionally kept students at a healthy distance.
These days, they say, students seem to view them as available around the clock, sending a steady stream of e-mail messages — from 10 a week to 10 after every class — that are too informal or downright inappropriate."
The last statement is particularly telling: one professor comments that the "least powerful person always has to write back" . . . . ???
Subscribe to Posts [Atom]