Oceanography The Official Magazine of
The Oceanography Society
Volume 20 Issue 03

View Issue TOC
Volume 20, No. 3
Pages 125 - 126

OpenAccess

THE OCEANOGRAPHY CLASSROOM • The Times, They Are a Changin'

Tom Garrison
First Paragraph

A favorite professor of mine was fond of quoting the Spanish philosopher José Ortega y Gassett’s definition of education: “the imaginative consideration of learning.” This phrase resonates with me—deep inside most of us graying 60-something university professors resides the soul of a medieval scholar whose happiest workplace is a huge and poorly lit reading room in a quiet library. The prospect of being accidentally locked up overnight in a modern university library is not something many of us would regard with abject horror. We are good at focus and contemplation.

Citation

Garrison, T. 2007. Education: The times, they are a changin’. Oceanography 20(3):125–126, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2007.39.

Copyright & Usage

This is an open access article made available under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits use, sharing, adaptation, distribution, and reproduction in any medium or format as long as users cite the materials appropriately, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate the changes that were made to the original content. Images, animations, videos, or other third-party material used in articles are included in the Creative Commons license unless indicated otherwise in a credit line to the material. If the material is not included in the article’s Creative Commons license, users will need to obtain permission directly from the license holder to reproduce the material.