Online Learning Doesn’t Teach Students Critical Thinking

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by Robert Danisch The modern research university was designed to produce new knowledge and to pass that knowledge on to students. North American universities over the last 100 years have been exceptionally good at that task. But this is not all that universities can do or should do. The COVID-19 pandemic has made it even easier to reduce teaching to knowledge dissemination and to obscure other, equally important, forms of education that help students be better citizens, thinkers, writers and collaborators. These other forms of education are the cornerstone of human flourishing and democratic participation. This is a problem. Practical wisdom The Ancient Greeks […]
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