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History professor : Before our lecture today I'd like to start off with a quote by Paul Eldridge. "History is the transformation of tumultuous conquerors into silent footnotes." Student : (raises hand) History professor : Yes? Student : What the fuck does that mean? History professor : It means until I'm dead you will not cuss in my classroom, dammit! --NYU Alsome | Thumbs up | Thumbs down | Link · Email · Quote this! · Del.
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Here's The Reading List For Paul Krugman's Class On The Great Recession Next Semester

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (9 months ago)

Next semester, 200 lucky Princeton students will have the opportunity to take The Great Recession: Causes, Consequences, and Remedies with professor Paul Krugman. The reading list is stacked (and we can't believe that only 178 stude... Read Post

Better data means better education, online and in the lecture hall

Technology : GigaOM (8 months ago)

Collecting student data digitally isn't solely something for massive open online courses. Even university professors and their students can benefit from transforming the lecture experience into one designed to go anywhere and collec... Read Post

Sven Is Learning English in Fits and Starts

United States / New York : Overheard in New York (5 years ago)

Professor, musing: I wonder what I'm going to do this weekend...Student in lecture: Party!Professor: Barbecue?Student: No, party!Professor: I think I'm a bit old for that.Student: Party!--NYUOverheard by: Spazz Alsome | Thumbs up | ... Read Post


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