(Against) The Syllabus as Instrument of Abuse
Keywords:College courses, higher education curriculum
AbstractArgues against cruel practices reflected in syllabi
@AmandaISeligman. “I Stopped Making My Syllabi about Policing Behavior after Reading an Article about
a Mother Who Obeyed Her Professor’s Decree to Turn off Her Cell Phone in Class and Missed the Call from the Daycare Saying Her Child Had Suffered an Allergic Reaction and Was Taken to the Hospital.” Twitter, 11 Feb. 2019. twitter.com, https://twitter.com/amandaiseligman/status/1094982249487962113.
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Flaherty, Colleen. “Professor Brings New Meaning to ‘No Excuses.’” Inside Higher Ed, 11 Feb. 2019.
@Jessifer. “I Wish It Went without Saying That Syllabi Should Not Be Instruments of Abuse. Good on
@HowardU for Investigating and Distancing Themselves from This. The Saddest Bit Is That It’s the First Time I’ve Heard of an Institution Publicly Calling out (or in) This Kind of Behavior.” Twitter, 11 Feb. 2019. twitter.com, https://twitter.com/jessifer/status/1094979341547700225.
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