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Post subject: Student work hours per week
Posted: Tue Oct 31, 2006 4:42 am
Joined: Fri Feb 17, 2006 12:07 pm Posts: 236 Location: London UK
A recent student survey in the UK, published today, found that in the UK science and engineering students spent on average 35 hours a week studying (that makes 133 hours drinking in bars and clubs).
Arts students (media studies, medieval church knitting studies, history of rap groups 1950-200 studies etc) spent on average 20 hours per week.
15,000 students were questioned in one of the largest such surveys ever done.
How about this site doing a world-wide study on science and engineering study hours per week? If each science student asked 20 colleagues how many hours they spent studying per week, that would reach quite a large statistical sample.
Posted: Tue Oct 31, 2006 10:19 am
Joined: Sun Aug 03, 2003 2:02 pm Posts: 451 Location: Erie, PA
That's a good idea. You should be able to create a poll of your own from your posting. It might be a good idea to start a new thread in the Education forum area. If you create the poll and provide a little text description of your goal, I'll link to it as the next Forum Poll on the RF Cafe homepage.