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Geoff Bull <[log in to unmask]>
Fri, 3 Dec 1999 13:23:59 +1100
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"Brashear, Phil" wrote:
>The harder I
> asked my Freshman CS students to work (up to a point), the better grades
> they made AND (the startle factor) the lower the dropout rate!
This is a well documented phenomenom (in management texts, at least).
The more you expect of people the better they perform.
However, if you expect too much they just give up.