October 10, 2011
Quotes from Chapter 9 – The students of tomorrow
“you know nothing”, Socrates to his new pupils.
Ted Snyder, the Dean of Yale School of Management, succinctly noted: “The best students don’t view themselves as customers, and they shouldn’t be treated as such”
Howard Gardner of Harvard University argues that there are at least nine forms of intelligence: “spatial; linguistic; logical-mathematic; bodily-kinesthetic; musical; interpersonal; intrapersonal; naturalistic; and existential.”
Derek Bok, Harvard University’s President Emeritus: “proactively to encourage students to be more understanding of the differences they meet among their fellow undergraduates” and that “officials have encountered a minefield of human emotions requiring exceptional sensitivity and skill in striving to create an environment in which everyone can feel welcome and respected.”