Thursday, February 9, 2012

Tools for Living

In an earlier post I asked what an education would look like that "prepared students to live with the finitude and frailty of our society."

A recent article in the Chronicle of Higher Education takes up a similar theme.  Here is part of the answer that it suggests: "Maybe it's time that instruction—at least at some colleges—included more hands-on, traditional skills. Both the professional sphere and civic life are going to need people who have a sophisticated understanding of the world and its challenges, but also the practical, even old-fashioned know-how to come up with sustainable solutions."

 Read the full article here.

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