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6 March 2014
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parlance said

fabfouremily said
It's annoying if he keeps gets things like that wrong, I guess. In his (slight) defence though, I have seen it mis-quoted like that several times.

Oh, I see it misquoted like that all the time. I expect a professor dedicating an entire course to the Beatles to have that detail right, though, especially as the difference in meaning between the two is significant (one sounds like a boast, the other more like an observation). It makes me wonder how much he gets wrong that I'm not catching.

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Is there a way to give feedback to the prof? Are any of you sending him notes so he can correct his mistakes for the class?

 

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fabfouremily said
Yeah, you're right. Suppose it makes the certificate you can get less valuable, too.

I'd be really annoyed if I'd paid for that certificate.

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Surely he can be contacted; the professor. 

Have a little word and tell him to buck up his knowledge, and post the link to this site. If he is half a decent tutor he should be open to feedback, criticism and learning new stuff.

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6 March 2014
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Haven't had a chance. And sometimes I'm only half-listening as I'm working through this organizing project.

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19 March 2014
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Just a reminder that tomorrow's the last day to take the Week 5 quiz, and also that the final week is up.

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parlance said
Just a reminder that tomorrow's the last day to take the Week 5 quiz, and also that the final week is up.

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Thank Christ!

The last question is such a troll on the week 6 quiz :/

I am so proud of myself, I never watch the videos anymore but I get 9+ on the quizzes, yay for general Beatles knowledge! :D

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I'd completely forgotten about this course, but today I got my Statement of Accomplishment (with distinction!) And to think some people paid $50 for a certificate.

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Is anyone taking this session of the course? I started late and didn't have enough time to finish during the last session, so I'm taking it again.

Watching the Week 1 videos at the absolute last minute as usual for me! a-hard-days-night-george-9

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Starting up once more if anyone wanna do it

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Annadog40 said

Starting up once more if anyone wanna do it

Thanks for posting that! I was just thinking about the course (and how I forgot about it last time).

I guess third time's the charm!

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I thought this blurb from The Mirror quoting Paul was amusing and relevant here:

A student taking an MA in Popular Music in Liverpool asked what Sir Paul felt about such courses with a focus on The Beatles.

In a post on his website, he said: “For me it’s ridiculous, and yet very flattering.

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