Whereas engaged in our personal training odysseys, many people have additionally been following that of EconTalk host Russ Roberts as properly, particularly as he’s moved to tackle the presidency at Shalem Faculty.
On this episode, collectively launched with our associates at The Curious Job podcast, Russ will get interviewed by Alex Aragona. Among the many questions raised are what’s flawed with training at present? What does a good training appear to be? What does an informed particular person appear to be? Roberts is afraid that training at present shouldn’t be making ready college students to ask, what’s a life properly lived? We’d like to listen to your ideas on these and any of the questions under. Please assist us proceed this vital dialog.
1- How does Roberts outline (good) training, and to what extent does this align with your personal definition? What’s the relationship of expertise or information to training? Of opinion?
2- How do the liberal arts and STEM outlooks on training examine? How would you describe a liberal training? To what extent is the type of deep understanding Roberts is speaking about attainable in STEM fields? (It might assist to recall his instance of the idea of “common.”)
3- What do you assume are the most important issues with our present training system? How would possibly these issues finest be addressed?
4- What position will know-how play in the way forward for training? Is there kind of hope for enchancment than within the daybreak of the digital age, and why?
5- Aragona asks Russ to counsel an important takeaway he hopes listeners will get from this dialog. What was yours?