Natasha Artemeva wrote:
> Robert Irish wrote:
> > Cathy's point that such teaching is easier is undoubtedly true,
> > and I know that that IS THE consideration in the course that English
> > foists on our Engineers at UT.
> But one can fight this attitude and even have small victories. We did at
> Carleton and, I think, did it quite successfully (don't know, though,
> how long what we have now as the Engineering Communication course is
> going to exist -- School of Engineering wants us to teach classes of 200
> students rather then small workshops of 25).
One can also lose these fights. We did, and the course is not important
enough to Engineering to enter the battle wholesale (ie. steal it from
English along with its budget.)