Recent cautionary headlines, images depicting the Harvard banner burning, and a few not-so-quiet whispers seemingly portray a national higher education system in peril—disconnected from society and uncertain on how to evolve to the needs of 21st century students. But innovation within the field runs deep, and there are those who have quietly been laying the groundwork for a new foundation for education for years. That’s where The New School has always played a vital role.
President David Van Zandt joined Research Radio this month to discuss the challenges higher education institutions currently face, as well as some of the increasingly popular models and methods for learning The New School helped establish and inspire. Click on the player above to listen to, “Schooling College.”
Interested in learning outcomes of the university’s one-of-a kind pedagogy? Read about our New School Luminaries at http://blogs.newschool.edu/news/category/luminaries/.