New report finds entire class could be taught through one email

Andrew Wojtowicz, 807 Editor

In a new report found by graduate students at MIT, it was discovered that some classes could be taught through just a singular email at the beginning of the term.

As colleges across the country look to more efficient ways of spending their money, this report could serve as a catalyst toward a new style of teaching for millions of college students.

The report stemmed from students complaining of wasted time in the classroom. In a study conducted at James Umberton Undergrad Laboratory, a renowned undergraduate university, students noted how in their English class, professors would reiterate points already made by Sparknotes or Shmoop.

If students were simply told in an email to read certain books and confirm with online sources that their opinions of the books matched the teacher’s, it would eliminate having to attend four hours a week in a lecture hall.

Another study conducted at Laplace Oshinko Kent Observatory, located on 4th Street, found that in their history class, teachers would simply read off their PowerPoints without adding anything else to the discussion.

Personal statements from the students alluded to the option of simply receiving every PowerPoint before the term starts and reading them over before each exam as an alternative to listening to the teacher read them out loud. Not only would this free up substantial time in the students’ schedule, it would save the college money that could be used to make even more theme houses.

A final study for the report was supervised at Yonkers East Edmonds Tech and found that engineers shared a similar predicament. While attending class served its benefits of showing how equations and formulas were derived, the exams focused solely on using the equations and plugging in the variables.

Students recommended that the professor simply send an email out with all of the equations, definitions of each variable and when to use the equations as an alternative to teaching class.

While this report will definitely serve as a shock to the academic community, it is important to keep in mind that time efficiency and time management are skills arguably as important as an education.

At press time, students were seen dropping out of college and looking up videos on Khan Academy or how-to’s on Chegg to obtain the same information found in the classroom.