[FoRK] Boyer Commission report

Russell Turpin deafbox at hotmail.com
Thu Sep 23 20:47:54 PDT 2004


>The Boyer Commission on Educating Undergraduates in the Research University
>"..An undergraduate at an American research university
>can receive an education as good or better than anything available anywhere 
>in the world, but that is not the normative experience. .."

"Normative" is not a high-falutin synonym for "normal."
That kind of mistake pains my eye when it appears in
a learned report on university education.

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