Dr. Jon Wergin - It Has to Be With Others...

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Dr. Jon Wergin is a Professor of Education Studies at the Graduate School of Leadership & Change at Antioch University. We discuss Jon's latest book, Deep Learning in a Disorientating World, and his thoughts on creating an environment where deep learning can occur. We explore the notion of a "deep learning mindset" as a way of being and the notion of constructive disorientation.

Quotes from This Episode

  • “We cannot learn deeply without feeling something.”
  • "If you want people to learn deeply, it has to be with others…we all need other people to challenge our world view through dialogue."
  • "Probably the most important skill that people need to learn to be able to help others is to master the skill of empathy."

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