Development: The process of developing or being developed
So, if you don’t know my feelings on definitions like the one above, I’ll lay it out for you; smart people don’t define a word using another form of that word. It’s like describing water as being “watery.” UGH!! So I looked up “develop” and got, “To grow or cause to grow and become more mature, advanced, or elaborate.” Cool. So a better definition of development might be, “The process of growing and becoming more mature, advanced, and elaborate.” Synonyms include, evolution, growth, maturation, expansion, and enlargement.
Why does this matter? Because I teach “professional development” classes and recently got a comment: If I were to start a petition to get rid of these GEB classes, or at least make them optional, would anybody join me? I haven’t gotten anything out of them, they take time away from my study and work time, they cost money, and they lower my GPA because the quizzes are misleading. Just venting frustration but these courses are unfair.
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