In India, teachers have been given a higher position than God. Students are always ready to obey everything and obey their teacher. But students have a different attitude towards teachers in America. There a group of 82 students has filed a petition against their own professor. The special thing is that this group of students has filed a petition angry over the low marks given by the famous organic chemistry professor Maitland Jones.
Actually, 84-year-old Maitland Jones is a well-known name in the field of organic chemistry in America. A petition has been filed against him by a group of New York University students. He was fired after the students complained. The students had said in their complaint that they were getting very low marks in the subject taught by Maitland Jones. At the same time, those students alleged that Mr. Jones's method of teaching is also very difficult.
I teach at NYU and don't think this guy should have been fired. One of many problems with insanely expensive private education is that institutions have an incentive to treat the student as customer and not student who needs to learn certain things. https://t.co/sUfwusLCgG
— Elizabeth Spiers (@espiers) October 3, 2022
We are very worried about getting a low number
According to a report in the New York Times, it has been said in the petition that we are very concerned about getting low numbers. This has broken our morale. At the same time, the hard work put in studying was also wasted. It is further written that we want to make you (Maitland Jones) feel that there should be no discrimination between students who get high marks and students with low marks.
no zoom access given
Also in the petition it has also been said that Mr Jones reduced the number of midterm examinations from three to two. He didn't try to give extra credit. At the same time, no zoom access was given to attend lectures of students suffering from Kovid-19. Whereas, NYT tried to pacify the troubled students. Jones was told in an email that the department would take appropriate steps for students and those paying tuition bills.
Jones says I don't want to rejoin the job
At the same time, Jones' department is also not happy with this news and is opposing it. Author and NYU professor Elizabeth Spears tweeted that private education has become extremely expensive. At the same time, defending Jones, his colleagues said that he had offered support to students battling Kovid-19. The NYT report states that Jones personally spent $5000 to make the video of his lecture. At the same time, Mr Jones says that I do not want to join the job again. I just want to make sure that this doesn't happen to anyone else.
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