The Chronicle of Higher Education‘s Ms. Mentor weighs in on the question “Why won’t my students follow directions?”
In other news, Robyn Foster, a student at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, was arrested for refusing to leave class after being instructed to do so; she allegedly had thrown a water bottle at another student in the room. Another student (who apparently is an intern for a local television station as reported in this HuffPo post) videotaped the event (on an iPhone). For your viewing convenience, I’ve embedded a link:
I found the video through The Chronicle here. The conversations in the commentary on the three linked pages is as popcorn worthy as the video itself.