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Dig Deeper: Critical Thinking in the Digital Age

By 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.

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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.

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Rank #1: Episode 8 - Rex Jung

Nov 02 2018
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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.

Rank #2: Episode 7 - Jennifer Ware

Jul 25 2018
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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.

Rank #3: Episode 6 - Chris Colbert

Apr 11 2018
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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.

Rank #4: Episode 5 - Lloyd Schwartz

Feb 28 2018
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In this installment, poet and Pulitzer Prize-winning critic Lloyd Schwartz argues that creativity is a skill that can -- and should -- be taught.

Rank #5: Episode 4 - Ethan Zuckerman

Aug 29 2017
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Episode 4 - Ethan Zuckerman by MindEdge Learning

Rank #6: Episode 3 - Larry Tye

Jun 07 2017
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This week we sit down with biographer Larry Tye, who has written extensively on icons like Bobby Kennedy, Satchel Paige, and Edward Bernays.

Rank #7: Episode 2 - Dan Kennedy

May 30 2017
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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.

Rank #8: Episode 1 - Robert J. Allison on "Fake History"

Apr 13 2017
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In the inaugural episode of Dig Deeper, Frank Connolly sits down with Suffolk University professor Robert J. Allison to discuss fake history.