US: Professors not ROTFL at students' text language

Francis Hult francis.hult at utsa.edu
Mon Apr 19 21:50:16 UTC 2010


Mercury News

 

Professors not ROTFL at students' text language

 

College professors are anything but LOL at their students' recent writing habits. 

 

Not only are instructors not laughing out loud -- shortened to LOL in text messages and online chats -- at the technology-oriented shorthand that has seeped into academic papers, many of them also sternly telling students to stop using the new language even in less formal writing.

 

Full story:

http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_14856449?nclick_check=1

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