Are American Students Lazy?

“Gather faculty members together and it’s not hard to get them talking about the ways students disappoint. They text in class, expect extensions for no good reason, and act surprised when they don’t earn A’s. But when it comes to work ethic and manners, are there some students who – on average – don’t disappoint? Kara Miller thinks so – and her comparison of American students (who continually disappoint) and foreign students (who don’t) has set off quite a discussion in Boston …” (more)

[Scott Jaschik, Inside Higher Ed, 4 January]

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