Education


Free Speech Is Threatened on Campus: A Debate 91 min.

Protests have erupted on university campuses across the country. College students are speaking out against racism, bigotry, and offensive language, which, they claim, fosters an unwelcoming, sometimes hostile, learning environment. Opponents, however, charge that their demands have gone too far, creating an atmosphere of intolerance that limits intellectual discourse and silences unpopular points...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

College Students Should Be Allowed to Take Smart Drugs: A Debate 87 min.

If you could take a pill that would help you study and get better grades, would you? By helping to stay focused and alert for longer periods of time, college students are increasingly using off-label medication known as “smart drugs”—pharmaceuticals designed to treat conditions like attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), narcolepsy, and Alzheimer’s. Is taking smart drugs appropriate, or...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2015

The Equal Protection Clause Forbids Racial Preferences in State University Admissions: A Debate 102 min.

The equal protection clause of the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution provides that "No State shall … deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.” Yet many state universities give preferences to members of certain races and groups when deciding whom to admit. In Regents of the University of California v. Bakke in 1978, the U.S. Supreme Court approved suc...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2015

The School That Turned Chinese 150 min.

Two education systems go head to head in this fascinating documentary series that brings Chinese teaching techniques to British teenagers, looking at whether the high-ranking Chinese education system can teach UK educators a lesson. In this unique experiment, five teachers from China take over the education of 50 teenagers in a British school. After four weeks, the Chinese and British systems go h...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2015

The School That Turned Chinese: Episode 1 53 min.

In a unique experiment, five teachers from China take over the education of 50 teenagers in a Hampshire school to see whether the high-ranking Chinese education system can teach Britain a lesson. Will the harsh regime of long days and strict discipline produce superior students? Or will the clash of two cultures create chaos in the classroom? After four weeks, the Chinese and British systems will...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2015

The School That Turned Chinese: Episode 2 53 min.

In a unique experiment, five teachers from China take over the education of 50 teenagers in a Hampshire school to see whether the high-ranking Chinese education system can teach Britain a lesson. Will the harsh regime of long days and strict discipline produce superior students? Or will the clash of two cultures create chaos in the classroom? After four weeks, the Chinese and British systems will...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2015

The School That Turned Chinese: Episode 3 52 min.

In a unique experiment, five teachers from China take over the education of 50 teenagers in a Hampshire school to see whether the high-ranking Chinese education system can teach Britain a lesson. Will the harsh regime of long days and strict discipline produce superior students? Or will the clash of two cultures create chaos in the classroom? After four weeks, the Chinese and British systems will...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2015

Courts, Not Campuses, Should Decide Sexual Assault Cases: A Debate 100 min.

What is the best way to handle cases of sexual assault on campuses? U.S. law forbids any school receiving federal aid to discriminate on the basis of sex, and many schools have implemented policies to prevent sexual harassment and assault. But are colleges the right authority to investigate and resolve cases of sexual assault on campuses? Some argue that colleges are ill-suited to decide such case...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2015

The Future of Business Education: Ethical Markets 6 28 min.

Chair of the Business Administration Department at Flagler College Dr. Allison Roberts and Hazel Henderson explore the values underlying much traditional business education. Most business schools still teach with obsolete textbooks and assumptions that self-interest competition is “human nature” and that the impacts of business activities harming others and their environmental costs can be “extern...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2015

The Future of Education: Ethical Markets 6 29 min.

In this film, Ethical Markets Media President Hazel Henderson and Flagler College President Dr. William Abare discuss growing challenges to education: costs rising faster than inflation, students bearing $1.2 trillion in loans while facing disruptive technological changes, and job markets shifting globally. How are traditional colleges challenged by massive open online courses (MOOCs) such as Khan...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2015