While our own education is employed at Odyssey, many of us have been following Ecantok host Ross Roberts, especially since he left for Salem College to take over the presidency.
In this episode, co-published with our friends in The Curious Task podcast, Ross interviews Alex Aragona. What is wrong with education today in the question raised? What a Good What does education look like? What does an educated person look like? Roberts fears that education is not preparing students today to ask, what does a good life mean? We want to hear Yours Think about this and any questions below. Help us to continue this important conversation.
1- How does Roberts define (good) education and how much does it align with your own definition? What is the relationship between education and skills or knowledge? Feedback?
2- How do you compare liberal arts and STEM approach to education? How? You Describe a liberal education? How deep is the understanding of Roberts stem fields? (This may help to recall his example of the concept of “average”)
3- What to do You What do you think is the biggest problem in our current education system? How can these problems be best addressed?
4- What role will technology play in the future of education? Is there any hope of improvement compared to the dawn of digital age and why?
5- Aragona asks Rush to suggest the most important takeaway, he hopes the audience will benefit from this conversation. What did you have