First compsci master's class was kind of a disaster.
10+ people standing (not enough seats) and Prof says "don't worry about space, half of you will drop in the first 2 weeks"
Launched right into lecture without introducing himself (not even his name!) or the course at all
5min on the syllabus
Said he doesn't assume we know anything about subject but writes a bunch of equations with weird notation and no explanation of it, and he moved too fast for anyone to ask questions
Not even the bare minimum. I was shocked.
Plus he was so soft spoken, I was in the back and could barely hear him
@vickysteeves No wonder half his students drop.
@vickysteeves ah, well, this is why people drop. that's unfortunate that you have one-of-those profs.
@vickysteeves how utterly delightful
can't imagine why anyone would ever abandon CS
"Half of you will drop in the first 2 weeks" is quite the self-fulfilling prophecy.