The Dissonance between Classroom Rigor and Lifelong Learning/Curiosity

Friday, November 7, 2014: 10:00 AM-10:50 AM
Governorís Square 14 (Sheraton)
One of the most common rationales for Honors has been that students experience a higher level of academic rigor.  But what does rigor mean and can it actually dampen student curiosity? We will question rigor and discuss pedagogical models to foster lifelong learners and generally curious students.
Thomas Pfaff, Ithaca College
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