Felder, Richard, "Nobody Asked Me, But..."
Chem. Engr. Education, 23(1), 26-27 (Winter 1989).

NOBODY ASKED ME, BUT...

Richard M. Felder
Department of Chemical Engineering
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC 27695-7905

It will probably come as a shock to those who know me, but I have some strong opinions about educational matters. Very strong. Violent and unswerving prejudices, some would say. And since I will regularly be using this forum to subject you to whatever is on my mind, I thought it would be only fair to run through these opinions for you. You may then feel free to dismiss things I say in future columns on the grounds of my admitted bias. (However, anything I say about a topic not on the list may be considered absolute truth.)

Ready? Here goes, beginning with the most violent and unswerving prejudice of them all.

Help me out--what else should be on the list? The best entry wins a free drink at the next Exxon Suite.


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