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Published on Apr 8, 2011
Dr. Christian Brady joins Andy Nash to talk about his perspective on core curriculum and social media. Christian Brady is dean of the Schreyer Honors College at the Pennsylvania State University, and is Associate Professor of Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies and Jewish Studies.
2:40 - The "large, impersonal university" as myth (2 mins) 4:33 - On fading core curriculum courses (2 mins) 6:00 - On the worth of holistic, not specialistic, learning (2 mins) 10:20 - Social media in the classroom and communally (1 min) 12:22 - Contra Mark Bauerlein's "Dumbest Generation (2 mins) 14:14 - New media as enrichment or distraction? (1 min)