Reading reflection

25Jan 2022 by

Submit a 1-2 page typed essay on the following prompt. Your submission should be size 11 Times New Roman and double-spaced. This submission will be due by 11:55pm on Sunday of Week 3. Your task now is to begin gathering your thoughts and outlining your answer.
A common topic of conversation among educators concerns the ultimate goal of learning. One version of this conversation is about the tension between instrumentalist goals – you learn to prepare yourself to do certain things, such as a particular job – and the goal of knowledge for its own sake. What do you think Frederick Douglass has so say about education in light of those 2 goals (learning to do a thing versus learning for the sake of learning)? Do you think these 2 goals are different?