To commemorate the end of the semester and the beginning of finals, I thought I would revisit a few glimmering moments I have had with my students for anyone who has ever taken a class, taught a class, or even heard of a class. Trust me, I cannot make this stuff up.
1. “Our final is comprehensive. Does that mean that it covers everything we have read?”
2. “Dr. XYZ is letting us do these really creative dialogues and just footnote our sources instead of doing a research paper like you are making us do. Could I do this for this class too? I mean I am a fiction writer and that would be an assignment where I would actually learn something.” Continue reading