Simon Benlow's 'Consumerism Invades Education'

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Students. In “Consumerism Invades Education“ Simon Benlow is dumbfounded on why people are comparing the words “students” with “customers.” He portrays a customer with fast food, it is getting easier and easier. You use to have to look everything up while ordering, now you have the “meal deal.” Benlow states “We don't have to reflect, invent, or research,” talking about education, fast food, and many other things (140). Benlow provides an example of students with his experience-----when he was in school his teacher made him/all students to be active learners------ they had to use dictionaries, research things, they felt uncomfortable, and it all came from their teachers. This experience shows how education use to be, now “consumerist students”
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