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Tufts University: Mark Karlins - English - Professor ratings, reviews and much more | JumboAccess
Mark Karlins | ENG001 - EXPOSITORY WRITING| English2005-01-18

Review:
Goodness... Mark Karlins is an enigma. He constantly urged students to participate in discussion, but never really got anywhere with it. I found him to be mysterious - a little too mysterious for my liking. Nice guy though, and really genuine. I felt that he wanted to get somewhere in the class and change people's lives, but he was unable to because the class lacked direction. A lot of reading on weird/specific topics (i.e. Elvis, Joseph Campbell) but he never really tied them in with one another. At the end of the class, he was open to criticism though.

Workload:
Not terrible. The workload consisted of 4 papers which were short analytical pieces (3 pages) and one final paper which was a research assignment (5-8 pages). He never handed out any guidelines and the assignments were often vague and difficult to write about. But, nonetheless, they were interesting!


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