Archive For The “english” Category

The Dog Ate My Disk and Other Tales of Woe

The Dog Ate My Disk and Other Tales of Woe

Carolyn Foster Segal’s essay “The Dog Ate My Disk and Other Tales of Woe” gives numerous outrageous albeit creative excuse for late and missing school work (460). Examples range from family deaths (461) to technology failures (462). Being in the age of technology it is very believable that computer failures and problems would be a…

I’m Your Teacher; Not Your Internet-Service Provider

I’m Your Teacher; Not Your Internet-Service Provider

In Ellen Laird’s essay “I’m Your Teacher; Not Your Internet-Service Provider” she expresses how much she believes technology has greatly changed learning and school (417). She looks at the differences of teaching in a classroom setting versus an online class. Having taken an online class myself, I agree with Laird’s opinion of online classes undermine…

Go Top