On Tue, 24 Sep 1996, Eric Crump wrote:
> On Tue, 24 Sep 1996, Marcy Bauman wrote:
> -->We all ought to be thinking about what else we could do that might be
> -->fun. (And I mean that to sound sort of flip.)
> Flippiness aside, Marcy's right on the money yere (and I use 'money'
> intentionally :)
> We ought to be thinking about alternatives to institutional education.
> It's not really a going concern, unless you count 'going to pot.'
> I keep thinking that the moves to wipe out tenure, to downsize the
> universities, to increase tuition while undercutting faculty, are all
> opportunities we might seize. What looks evil may actually be liberating!
> Thing is, we gotta quit thinking colleges and universities and public
> school systems are the only places where teachers can ply their trade.
> Come to think of it, they may be the *worst* places for teachers to ply
> their trade.
> Anybody wanna start a new gig?
> --Eric Crump