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Lectures turn to ethics, economics in Week Four 2013

Lectures turn to ethics, economics in Week Four 2013

The best teachers make students find answers on their own.

In Week Four of 2013, Michael Sandel will turn Chautauqua’s Amphitheater into a classroom, employing the Socratic method on a crowd of thousands and sending microphones into the audience for direct questions and discussion.

“He is the only person that we will let do that,” said Sherra Babcock, director of the Department of Education, in regard to Sandel’s interactive approach.