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Subject:Re: techwr-l digest: May 31, 2000 From:Jo Francis Byrd <jbyrd -at- byrdwrites -dot- com> To:John Posada <jposada01 -at- yahoo -dot- com> Date:Thu, 01 Jun 2000 09:31:15 -0500
While in grad school, I had the misfortune of having one of the two worst
teachers of my entire academic life during the first summer session. Fortunately
(for our mental survival, anyway), we got to fill out teacher evaluation forms
at the end of the session. About four of us sat in the back of the room (as far
away from the instructor as we could get). We LIVED for those forms, we made
copious notes so we wouldn't forget anything! When they were handed out, oh, we
nearly rubbed our hands together in glee. We were gunnin' for her, lemme tell
I don't know if they really did any good, or it was just a good way to vent our
spleen. I DO know that, for whatever reason, she wasn't there the fall semester.
I've always chosen to believe those evaluation forms we filled out so gleefully
(and probably spitefully) played a part in her not being there.
John Posada wrote:
> I filled out an evaluation form saying "This 2-day class was the worst I've
> ever taken, in over 15 years of attending this type of class. The only
> category where I can give a grade better than poor is for the break-time
> pastries and coffee"
> Last I heard the instructor and the class were being "revised", though I
> wasn't the only one with this type of opinion.