Monday, June 05, 2006

Higher Education is a scam

This little comic from AppleGeeks pretty much sums up my attitude towards higher education:

2 Comments:

Anonymous Daubs said...

If I could have a dollar for every time one of my students used Wikipedia as a source in a paper, I could have... well, like $200. But still, that's a lot.

Mon Jun 05, 11:18:00 AM PDT  
Blogger David G said...

Just ran accross this:

Speaking at “The Hyperlinked Society” conference, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales said he gets about 10 e-mails a week from students complaining that Wikipedia has gotten them into hot water. “They say, ‘Please help me. I got an F on my paper because I cited Wikipedia... “For God sake, you’re in college; don’t cite the encyclopedia.”

Tue Jun 13, 05:35:00 AM PDT  

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