Nov 8, 2021
Learning has always had a moral dimension. In pre-enlightenment times religion played a big role in deciding what and how people should learn, but by the 20th Century much of that influence had waned, and thinkers began to explore the ethical bases of learning in different ways.
This episode covers a group of thinkers who explored the moral dimension of learning within different cultural contexts, and the increasing role of communications technology in those debates.
00:58 - Introducing the Moralists
6:52 - Abraham Maslow (1908 - 1970)
16:54 - Lawrence Kohlberg (1927 - 1987)
27:51 - Mamie and Kenneth Clark (1917 - 1983)
35:05 - Jane Roland Martin (1929- )
40:19 - Herbert Marshall McLuhan (1911 - 1980)
50:46 - Neil Postman (1931-2003)
59:26 - Summing up
The Blog that started it all: http://donaldclarkplanb.blogspot.com/2020/08/100-learning-theorists-2500-years-of.html
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