What The Professor Really Means --------------------------------- By J. Timothy Petersik from the Chronicle of Higher Education
You'll be using one of the leading I used it as a grad student. textbooks in the field.
If you follow these few simple rules, If you don't need any sleep, you'll you'll do fine in the course. do fine in the course.
The gist of what the author is saying I don't understand the details is what's most important. either.
Various authorities agree that... My hunch is that...
The answer to your question is beyond I don't know. the scope of this class.
You'll have to see me during my office I don't know. hours for a thorough answer to your question.
In answer to your question, you must I really don't know. recognize that there are several disparate points of view.
Today we are going to discuss a most Today we are going to discuss my important topic. dissertation.
Unfortunately, we haven't the time to I disagree with what roughly half consider all of the people who made of the people in this field have contributions to this field. said.
We can continue this discussion outside 1. I'm tired of this - let's quit. of class. 2. You're winning the argument let's quit.
Today we'll let a member of the class I stayed out too late last night lead the discussion. It will be a good and didn't have time to prepare a educational experience. lecture.
Any questions? I'm ready to let you go.
The implications of this study are I don't know what it means either, clear. but there'll be a question about on the test.
The test will be 50-questions The test will be 60-questions multiple choice. multiple guess, plus three short- answer questions (1000 words or more) and no one will score above 55%
The test scores were generally good. Some of you managed a C+.
The test scores were a little below Where was the party last night? my expectations.
Some of you could have done better. Everyone flunked.
Before we begin the lecture for Has anyone opened the book yet? today, are there any questions about previous material?
According to my sources... According to the guy who taught this class last year...
It's been very rewarding to teach I hope they find someone else to this class. teach it next year.