The beginning of fall semester is always the most intellectual fertile time in my academic year. I approach the classroom from a rested viewpoint. I am able to think in more big-picture terms, to apply a theoretical lens to my works that sometimes gets lost in the daily grind of the academic year. I feel a sense of true purpose that gives me great hope and grand ambition.
This mindset matched well with an article published on LinkedIn by Jeff Selingo titled “Why Are So Many New College Graduates Such Bad Writers?” Though it leads to a discouraging first conclusion, Selingo’s thesis gives the work English instructors do distinct importance in today’s modern world.