An argument for the isolated classroom

Lisa M. Lane, Lisa's (Online) Teaching & History Blog v2, Aug 02, 2017
Commentary by Stephen Downes
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Here's the argument: "we should strive for neutral space, not full expression of multiple levels of identity politics, social agendas, and group think... we can create environments where the focus is on the work, whatever the academic discipline." It would be nice were classroom really like that, but in my own experience they are just as prone to baggage and posturing as any other environment.

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