Eugene Smiley on Mon, 7 Jul 2003 11:03:04 -0400

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RE: [PLUG] Tech jobs and politics, and IT diploma mills

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Magnus wrote:
> On Monday, July 7, 2003, at 10:51 AM, Stephen Gran wrote:
>> The kids you're teaching (who I'm quite sure are idiots for the
>> most part, just like every college everywhere) are expecting
>> 'life to be fair' or some variation, but when businesses don't
>> have to be fair, they won't.
> FWIW, there are some real idiot teachers out there as well, and
> idiot administrations.  My kid brother goes to Pennsylvania
> Institute of Technology which apparently is a pit (PIT?) that
> young people sink a couple of years into and come out the other
> side learning obsolete skills or learning relevant subjects
> *incorrectly*.  The stuff he brings home from school is really
> depressing.  I sat in on one of his classes once and had to
> wonder where they get these instructors from. They are the sorts
> of people who make things up if they don't know the answer.

Those who can, do; those who can't, teach? ;)

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