slacking at University

Kathryn Andersen kat_lists at
Thu Jan 9 16:00:45 EST 2003

On Wed, Jan 08, 2003 at 02:03:09PM -0800, Jon Noble wrote:
> While on the topic of avoiding the reading, I only got
> through Economics at Uni by skipping the lectures, but
> I did do the reading. No one who attended the lectures
> passed, and the books i read were by the lecturer!

How strange.  There was only once course I did where I was actually
naughty enough to skip lectures, and that was because the book was *so
much* better than the lecturer I decided I would be better off just
reading the textbook -- and I was.

> boyfriend up the back and fell asleep. On the other
> hand I nearly failed teacher's college becasue of
> skipping lectures. They were compulsory and the
> lecturer had to do my final assessment - he knew I
> hadn't attended because no-one attended after the
> first two. On his third lecture he had an empty hall. 


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