Liberation from University Education: A Lesson in Humility for a Helper

@inproceedings{Larson2013LiberationFU,
  title={Liberation from University Education: A Lesson in Humility for a Helper},
  author={Amelia Larson},
  year={2013}
}
  • Amelia Larson
  • Published 2013
  • Psychology
  • On the first day of my Masters of Social Work degree, the faculty dean warned the students: “Don’t let us school the humanity and humility out of you.” Unfortunately, this is essentially what traditional education does. For most of my post-secondary education, I feigned professional conduct in an attempt to appear capable and competent, memorizing content and separating myself from the learning. Despite the alienation I felt, I was able to convince myself that I was learning and getting as much… CONTINUE READING
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