Thursday, December 5, 2013

Today's Twits: Evaluation Day! Not Even Cookies Will Save Some Proffies.


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  1. Good grief. Terry P. retweeted a bunch of "kill my professor" tweets today. Chilling. Some, of course, are just off-hand hyperbole, but there was a lunacy in some of them. I really feel like this profession has gotten way off center.

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  2. Tweeter is scary.

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  3. A student once wrote: "If Dr. Cynic had bothered to bring us cookies, I might have rated this class higher."

    Mostly, my policy is: eat all the cookies!

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  4. ... marijuana morning glory ginger cookies... Give the students about twenty minutes to digest before you hand out the evaluation forms.....

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    1. Hahahahahahahaha! "Like"

      Stoning butter is also hard to taste, and sneaks up on you in about the same time.

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    2. Ha, this is what I fear my students will put in cookies they give to me! Looky looky how nice Prof Charlotte Anne is after those "medicinal" brownies!

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    3. I learn so much and get great joy from this community. :)

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  5. This is why I don't do cookies for students. It doesn't change a goddamn thing and it makes you look like a giant idiot.

    Plus, I'm a TA who makes no money. Why the fuck would I spend any amount of money on my students? They should be bringing me cookies.

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    1. They should be bringing you money for the used Tokarev pistol you need to have to keep them in line.

      Always keep the first round a blank, so you can say "the next one is solid lead. Any f@#king questions?"

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  6. Oh hell! You don't bring in treats the same day in spite what some actual research says. Bring in treats a class or two before. They'll still be in a good mood, but most are too stupid to see a connection.

    After Halloween, I always find a bag of candy that someone else left behind in a computer cabinet and pass it around. That way, I didn't bring them in as a bribe, we're just stealing and that puts everyone in a good mood for evals.

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