Archive for Disorienting dilemma

A Call for Higher Education to Critically Reflect on the Coronavirus Disorientation

Economist Milton Friedman’s statement in an introduction to a reprint of his book, Capitalism and Freedom (originally published in 1962), has been often quoted: “Only a crisis — actual or perceived — produces real change. When that crisis occurs, the actions that are taken depend on the ideas that are lying around.” The quote can […]

Education for Sustainability

Written by Eric Hemphill, M.Ed. – “Climate change is real. It’s out there. It’s our fault. It will be difficult to mitigate the effects, and even more difficult to reverse them. CO2 levels have reaching blah blah blah parts per million blah blah blah since blah blah blah year…” This is how I started my […]

Election 2016: A Disorienting Dilemma

Written by Linda Harris, Asst. Professor, Educational Sciences-  It did not take long for Americans shocked by Donald Trump’s historic election-upset to publicly voice their angst, anguish, and outright anger at the electoral process, Trump supporters, and ultimately at the final results.  The extent of this emotional turmoil pitted family and friends against one another […]