November 16th, 2005


Can u pls help me, Part 2: Smells Like Learned Helplessness

Today I started telling tmehlinger about some of my opinions on academia and education in science and engineering.

Disclaimer: The following is the opinion of William H. Hsu only, and should not be construed as representative of Kansas State University. That said, I think I'm qualified to wibble and rant about some of these subjects. I ran the Collapse )

Now let's look at What Is Happening To America'sThe World's Youth:

Here are some causes of educational standards erosion that I have postulated over the last two years.

Opinions, as always, are welcome - I am interested in both the supporting and dissenting variety, or anything in between. Feel free to expound on the correlation between educational standards and the number of pirates, if you like!