Re: Speed, Technology, Progress LO82

John Conover (
Sat, 11 Feb 95 16:46 PST

Ivan Blanco writes in LO65:

> Let me be more honest now! I know that the universities I have
> worked at since my days as a doctoral students, until today, are not
> learning organizations. The impressions I have exchanged with colleagues
> from other places tend to point in the same direction. They cannot use
> any other models, because everything is generally based on pedagogy, and
> almost nothing is based on andragogy or any other notion to help adults
> (18 and above), learn more effectively.

Hi Ivan. I think it was none other than Carl Gauss that made the
statement exiting from the funeral of an adversarial colleague,
"Science marches forward, one death at a time." The issues you raise,
although there is considerable merit in them then as now, are not new.



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