Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
Art and Design
This essay began as an attempt to understand my students. When I chose to write about the students in my writing classes, I was immersed in research for my thesis. The topic of my thesis at the time was higher education and reform in the United States. In general, voices from my research asserted, students in higher education are increasingly apathetic, lazy, negligent, and as a result are underachieving at a higher rate than ever before.
Whipple, Nate, "Individual Gains: A Personal History of Learning, Writing, and Teaching" (2014). All Graduate Plan B and other Reports. 413.
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