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Friday, October 7 • 11:30am - 12:15pm
Socratic Seminar: Recovering the Best of Oral Learning for a Literate World

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This presentation will explore the intellectual contributions of Walter Ong and Marshall McCluhan to orality theory, and will argue that Socratic Seminar allows us to recover the communal learning approach while retaining the increased complexity created by the shift from oral learning to literate.

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Josh Herring

Humanities Instructor, Thales Academy Rolesville
Joshua Herring was born in Alabama, and raised in Tennessee and Virginia. His father has been in the Southern Baptist ministry for over thirty years, and his mother homeschooled him and then taught at Stonebridge School. He attended Hillsdale College in Michigan, majoring in history. There he met Jennifer Maggi, and they married in December 2011. Josh has been working on a Master’s of Divinity degree from Southeastern Seminary since... Read More →


Friday October 7, 2016 11:30am - 12:15pm
Room 124

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