When Professors Offend Students

By Emma Pettit Chronicle of Higher Education
Classroom norms are changing. Where’s the line, and who decides?

Erica Cope admits it wasn’t a great lesson.

In the fall of 2020, Cope, like faculty members across the country, was teaching virtually, from her kitchen table. None of her students — all freshmen at SUNY Buffalo State College — seemed particularly engaged in the introductory writing course. Discussions were scarce. Faced with a sea of black screens, Cope, an adjunct lecturer, couldn’t tell whether her lectures were landing.


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