Re: Three solutions for school game.

Eric Crump (wleric@SHOWME.MISSOURI.EDU)
Tue, 20 Aug 1996 08:24:48 -0500

On Mon, 19 Aug 1996, Darlene Sybert wrote:
> What I am trying to say is that I don't think the students buy this
> collaborator or co-learner routine although, of course, they'll go
> along with whatever rules you set for the game. Do they have a choice?

That's true, I reckon. That's exactly what I object to about the
institutional model of education. As long as students have no choice but to
go along with me, we've got a bad learning situation. Introducing
collegiality into a college classroom is like spitting into the fires of
hell. The odds of extinguishing that blaze are mighty small. One spitter
can't hope to make much difference.

You see why I resort to revolutionary rhetoric & other forms of hype? I'd
like some company in the spitting battle with the devil!

--Eric Crump