About Jonathan Haber

NBN Episodes hosted by Jonathan:

Lee McIntyre, "The Scientific Attitude: Defending Science from Denial, Fraud, and Pseudoscience" (MIT Press, 2019)

January 2, 2024

The Scientific Attitude

Lee McIntyre
Hosted by Jonathan Haber

What can explain the success of science as an endeavor for getting closer to truth? Does science simply represent a successful methodology, or is it s…

Matthew A.M. Thomas et al., "Examining Teach For All: International Perspectives on a Growing Global Network" (Routledge, 2021)

April 30, 2021

Examining Teach For All

Matthew A.M. Thomas, Emilee Rauschenberger, Katherine Crawford-Garrett
Hosted by Jonathan Haber

Teach for America (TFA) continues to be the single largest preparation program for teachers in the United States. As that program grew in the US (att…

Howard Gardner, "A Synthesizing Mind: A Memoir from the Creator of Multiple Intelligences Theory" (MIT Press, 2021)

December 30, 2020

A Synthesizing Mind

Howard Gardner
Hosted by Jonathan Haber

The synthesizing mind is one that identifies a program or asks a question, pulls together information from across disciplines or creates new data thro…

J. Kim and E. Maloney, "Learning Innovation and the Future of Higher Education and The Low-Density University" (Johns Hopkins UP, 2020)

August 21, 2020

Learning Innovation and the Future of Higher Education

J. Kim and E. Maloney
Hosted by Jonathan Haber

Despite stereotypes of colleges and universities still stuck in the age of the blackboard and sage-on-stage lectures, a quiet revolution has been taki…

Jeffrey R. Young, "Beyond the MOOC Hype: A Guide to Higher Education’s High-Tech Disruption" (CHE, 2013)

July 16, 2020

Beyond the MOOC Hype

Jeffrey R. Young
Hosted by Jonathan Haber

Remember when Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) were going to shake higher education to its foundations by giving courses from the world’s most pres…

Michael B. Horn, "Choosing College: How to Make Better Learning Decisions Throughout Your Life" (Jossey-Bass, 2019)

July 8, 2020

Choosing College

Michael Horn
Hosted by Jonathan Haber

What if everything we tell each other – and ourselves – about why we choose college isn’t true? Is higher education an ideal, a personal goal, or migh…