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Making minds less well educated than our own

Author: Roger C Schank
Publisher: Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum, 2004.
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In the author's words: "This book is an honest attempt to understand what it means to be educated in today's world." Schank's argues that no matter how important science and technology are, as a society we believe that those educated in literature, history and other humanities are more worthy of the descriptor "well educated."
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Schank, Roger C., 1946-
Making minds less well educated than our own.
Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum, 2004
(DLC) 2004046912
(OCoLC)54677780
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roger C Schank
ISBN: 1410610381 9781410610386 0805848770 9780805848779
OCLC Number: 57004811
Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 324 pages)
Contents: Making Minds Less Well Educated Than Our Own; Contents; Preface: What Is an Educated Mind?; Acknowledgments; Prologue: 1892; 1-The Great Minds on Education: Plato Meets Grandview Prep; 2-Thinking and Experience in School; 3-What Uneducated Minds Need; 4-The Formally Educated Mind; 5-What Is Required for a Good Education?; 6-How High School Got That Way (the Search for the Smoking Gun); 7-Producing Educated Minds Is Not the University's Problem; 8-Structuring the Learning Experience; 9-Teaching and Testing in the Modern World; 10-Horses for Courses: The Story Centered Curriculum.
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