Oxford-style debates

If our little ‘sampling’ of Oxford-style debating tonight left you longing to learn more, you might enjoy “Intelligence Squared“, the NPR podcast/radio show Carol mentioned tonight.

Debate: In An Online World, Are Brick And Mortar Colleges Obsolete? April 9, 2014 • Proponents of online education say it’s flexible and economical. But skeptics say “college by Internet” is a pale substitute for real-world exchanges with instructors and peers inside the classroom.


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