Moral Outrage, Digital Textbooks, Compassionate Children
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 1287
- Sep 5, 2017 4:00 pm
- 2:22:15 mins
Evolution of Moral Outrage (20:04) Jillian Jordan, a Ph.D. candidate in psychology at Yale University. Her recent article, “Evolution of moral outrage: I’ll punish your bad behavior to make me look good” discusses the theory of human morality and our motivations in our drive for success. We all know that one guy in the office who will do anything to be in the spotlight. The guy who calls others out on their productivity, the first to volunteer for a project- So how does a manager differentiate between a simple brown-noser and an employing truly seeking to excel in their work and has the company's best interest in mind. The lines can get a little blurry. Jillian Jordan explains her research. Textbooks in the Digital World (1:05:51) Nicole Carter Luthy is Director of Outreach and Engagement in the Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement at The Ohio State University. During her career in education—which began as a classroom teacher—Nicole has led numerous state projects and worked extensively in e-learning, curriculum, and professional development. Another school year is underway for many students across the country. In the past that meant students being assigned textbooks or if in college the student would have to purchase textbooks. But with advances in technology, many textbooks are now available in digital copy formats. Does all of this technology spell the end of traditional textbooks? And if so, is that actually a good thing for students and teachers? Nicole Carter Luthy explains. Raise Compassionate Children (1:52:55) Julie Nelson (the "Child Whisperer") has a master's degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development. She teaches classes such as Applied Parenting and Marriage and Relationship Skills at Utah Valley University. She is the author of a couple of parenting books including "Keep is Real and Grab a Plunger". You can read more from Julie at her blog "A Spoonful of Parenting" Dr. Matt and Julie talk about "things a parent shouldn't trust."