Why Professor Says There Can Be ‘Good News and Bad News’ With Computer Crash Erasing Student’s Work
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This college professor knows how students often tend to wait until the last minute to finish their school papers.
She also knows that in the age of technology, if a computer crashes at the last minute, all the last-minute work could be lost in an instant, leaving the student with an epic excuse for missing a deadline.
Though she admits that she is generally pretty harsh on her students and their excuses, Catherine Palmer tells a live audience at The Moth about what happened when she, herself, lost a research paper after her computer’s catastrophic failure—and says there was bad news and good news.
Listen to her inspiring story below…
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Published at Mon, 17 Jun 2019 19:13:10 +0000