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Dig Deeper: Critical Thinking in the Digital Age

MindEdge Learning

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Dig Deeper: Critical Thinking in the Digital Age

Dig Deeper: Critical Thinking in the Digital Age

MindEdge Learning

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Dig Deeper: Critical Thinking in the Digital Age is a monthly podcast that examines issues related to critical thinking and digital literacy. Presented by MindEdge Learning, a leader in online learning technology, Dig Deeper seeks to spark a conversation about the abundance of false and misleading information on the Internet – and the need for today’s students to ask a lot more questions about what they find there. Interviews with journalists, academics, authors, and others who do research for a living will illuminate the challenges and rewards of looking for truth in the online world.

Latest Episodes

Episode 9 - Tara Munro

A lot of people don’t consider business to be a particularly creative field, but Tara Munro would beg to differ. Munro, a public historian and former museum curator, is currently the storyteller-in-residence at InkHouse, a cutting-edge PR and content marketing firm. In the current episode of Dig Deeper, she holds forth on creativity, parenting, and what it’s like to have the world’s coolest job title.

16 MIN2019 APR 2
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Episode 9 - Tara Munro

Episode 8 - Rex Jung

What do Leonardo da Vinci and LeBron James have in common? More than you might think. Rex Jung, assistant professor of neurosurgery at the Uniersity of New Mexico, joins us via the miracle of Skype to talk about the scientific roots of creativity, intelligence, and genius.

23 MIN2018 NOV 2
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Episode 8 - Rex Jung

Episode 7 - Jennifer Ware

In this installment, Jennifer Ware – an instructor in philosophy at City University of New York and an editor at MindEdge Learning – discusses the ethical challenges posed by artificial intelligence and advanced technology. Among other mind-bending philosophical explorations she offers a new take on the classic “Trolley Problem,” geared to the age of self-driving cars.

34 MIN2018 JUL 25
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Episode 7 - Jennifer Ware

Episode 6 - Chris Colbert

Chris Colbert, managing director of the Harvard Innovation Labs, talks with us about the difference between creativity and innovation, and the ways that schools and corporations can -- and can't -- foster innovation in the next generation.

25 MIN2018 APR 12
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Episode 6 - Chris Colbert

Episode 5 - Lloyd Schwartz

In this installment, poet and Pulitzer Prize-winning critic Lloyd Schwartz argues that creativity is a skill that can -- and should -- be taught.

27 MIN2018 FEB 28
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Episode 5 - Lloyd Schwartz

Episode 4 - Ethan Zuckerman

Episode 4 - Ethan Zuckerman by MindEdge Learning

29 MIN2017 AUG 30
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Episode 4 - Ethan Zuckerman

Episode 3 - Larry Tye

This week we sit down with biographer Larry Tye, who has written extensively on icons like Bobby Kennedy, Satchel Paige, and Edward Bernays.

18 MIN2017 JUN 8
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Episode 3 - Larry Tye

Episode 2 - Dan Kennedy

In Episode 2, host Frank Connolly talks with Dan Kennedy, prominent media critic and associate professor of journalism at Northeastern University, about the results of MindEdge Learnings national poll of millennials on critical thinking and digital literacy.

14 MIN2017 MAY 31
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Episode 2 - Dan Kennedy

Episode 1 - Robert J. Allison on "Fake History"

In the inaugural episode of Dig Deeper, Frank Connolly sits down with Suffolk University professor Robert J. Allison to discuss fake history.

20 MIN2017 APR 14
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Episode 1 - Robert J. Allison on "Fake History"
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Latest Episodes

Episode 9 - Tara Munro

A lot of people don’t consider business to be a particularly creative field, but Tara Munro would beg to differ. Munro, a public historian and former museum curator, is currently the storyteller-in-residence at InkHouse, a cutting-edge PR and content marketing firm. In the current episode of Dig Deeper, she holds forth on creativity, parenting, and what it’s like to have the world’s coolest job title.

16 MIN2019 APR 2
Comments
Episode 9 - Tara Munro

Episode 8 - Rex Jung

What do Leonardo da Vinci and LeBron James have in common? More than you might think. Rex Jung, assistant professor of neurosurgery at the Uniersity of New Mexico, joins us via the miracle of Skype to talk about the scientific roots of creativity, intelligence, and genius.

23 MIN2018 NOV 2
Comments
Episode 8 - Rex Jung

Episode 7 - Jennifer Ware

In this installment, Jennifer Ware – an instructor in philosophy at City University of New York and an editor at MindEdge Learning – discusses the ethical challenges posed by artificial intelligence and advanced technology. Among other mind-bending philosophical explorations she offers a new take on the classic “Trolley Problem,” geared to the age of self-driving cars.

34 MIN2018 JUL 25
Comments
Episode 7 - Jennifer Ware

Episode 6 - Chris Colbert

Chris Colbert, managing director of the Harvard Innovation Labs, talks with us about the difference between creativity and innovation, and the ways that schools and corporations can -- and can't -- foster innovation in the next generation.

25 MIN2018 APR 12
Comments
Episode 6 - Chris Colbert

Episode 5 - Lloyd Schwartz

In this installment, poet and Pulitzer Prize-winning critic Lloyd Schwartz argues that creativity is a skill that can -- and should -- be taught.

27 MIN2018 FEB 28
Comments
Episode 5 - Lloyd Schwartz

Episode 4 - Ethan Zuckerman

Episode 4 - Ethan Zuckerman by MindEdge Learning

29 MIN2017 AUG 30
Comments
Episode 4 - Ethan Zuckerman

Episode 3 - Larry Tye

This week we sit down with biographer Larry Tye, who has written extensively on icons like Bobby Kennedy, Satchel Paige, and Edward Bernays.

18 MIN2017 JUN 8
Comments
Episode 3 - Larry Tye

Episode 2 - Dan Kennedy

In Episode 2, host Frank Connolly talks with Dan Kennedy, prominent media critic and associate professor of journalism at Northeastern University, about the results of MindEdge Learnings national poll of millennials on critical thinking and digital literacy.

14 MIN2017 MAY 31
Comments
Episode 2 - Dan Kennedy

Episode 1 - Robert J. Allison on "Fake History"

In the inaugural episode of Dig Deeper, Frank Connolly sits down with Suffolk University professor Robert J. Allison to discuss fake history.

20 MIN2017 APR 14
Comments
Episode 1 - Robert J. Allison on "Fake History"
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