Words of wisdom regarding degrees/learning

Discussion in 'General Distance Learning Discussions' started by bazonkers, Jul 11, 2009.

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  1. bazonkers

    bazonkers New Member

    I found this on a web page for a particular program (non DL) that is offered at Texas A&M University. I thought it was very true and thought I'd share for others to keep in mind.

    "Students should remember that being awarded a degree and obtaining an education are not the same thing."

    I agree with this 100%.
     
  2. sideman

    sideman Active Member

    I agree as well. The word "educate" has its roots in the latin word "educo", which means to develop from within; to educe and to draw out; to grow through the law of use. Someone may have gotten a degree but if this hasn't occurred they have not gotten an education.

    Sideman JD
     

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