TimTaylor wrote:And Cecil.
Yep, him too.
TimTaylor wrote:I guess he didn't like my advice. I didn't mean to piss him off, but to say he missed 52 questions, am I ready, didn't make much sense.
TimTaylor wrote:I would not take the test until I knew the material and was confident I would make a good grade, not just barely passing.
drseti wrote:BTW, by being selective with my knowledge test signoffs, I get to boast that, in my fifth decade of teaching, I've still never had a student fail a written.
Half Fast wrote:And to which home study course do you attribute that?
Half Fast wrote: it's not really necessary to buy Gleim or similar. I'm sure they're very good, and probably a good idea for students that need help organizing and learning material, but a good student can do fine without them.
drseti wrote:Half Fast wrote: it's not really necessary to buy Gleim or similar. I'm sure they're very good, and probably a good idea for students that need help organizing and learning material, but a good student can do fine without them.
I agree completely. But the crutch is a great confidence builder for students who aren't so sure of themselves.
TimTaylor wrote:3Dreaming wrote:
Why quote me and call me names? I wasn't talking about you. The forum member I was speaking of was banned from the forum for inappropriate behavior, like what you just exhibited.
I see I have gotten the same response from you in the past over on the other board. I was right after all.
Half Fast wrote: Were I one of your students, I'd be unhappy having to spend money for the Gleim materials and for an hour of ground school at each flight lesson.
Half Fast wrote:At what college did you profess?
Lockheed pays me a straight salary, yet bills out my time by the hour. Thus profits are made.
drseti wrote:I was briefly at Lockheed after I got out of the Air Force in 1969, and was also salaried. I never begrudged them their profits. Actually, that's where I really started my teaching career. They made me an engineering instructor, and turnover in aerospace being what it is, within two years I was their senior enginering Instructor (whereupon I left).
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