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A full education, beyond the degree: David Helfand at TEDxWestVancouverED
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Added Jun 10, 2013
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“Today’s universities are inimical to the purpose of educating people”

Students are buying degrees, not educations, says Dr. David Helfand. At TEDxWestVancouverED, Helfand suggests a radical overhaul of the modern university, including interdepartmental cooperation, holistic curricula, and interactive lectures to create degree programs that will provide undergraduates with more than just a diploma -- an education to serve them in whatever they decide to pursue.