“I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.” ~ Baruch Spinoza
© Darrell Arnold Ph.D.– (Reprinted with Permission)
In “As Basic Science is Politicized, Conservatives Become Suspicious of Higher Ed,” Dr. Darrell Arnold recently shared his experience discussing basic scientific truths in his college philosophy classes. Continue reading Conservatives & Higher Education
(University of Bologna is the oldest institution of higher education in the Western world.)
“History is becoming more and more a race between education and catastrophe.”
~ H.G. Wells Continue reading Destroying Higher Education in America
The teacher-student-monument in Rostock, Germany.
I can still remember the thrill of teaching my first college class over 30 years ago. I walked into the room wondering “What am I going to talk about for an hour, three times a week, for sixteen weeks?” As I soon found out, I could talk that long easily! Continue reading Teacher Burnout
My last post responded to some queries from student about the value of a college education. Chris Crawford added some additional insights on the topic in the comments section. I thought they earned a guest post. He adds 4 additional benefits of college to the ones I mentioned. Continue reading The Value of a College Education
“Education is the point at which we decide whether we love the world enough to assume responsibility for it and by the same token save it from that ruin which, except for renewal, except for the coming of the new and young, would be inevitable.” Continue reading Should I Go To College?