00:00    |    
Initial credits
00:06    |    
Introduction by Luis Figueroa
00:14    |    
What is the Michael Polanyi College (MPC)?
00:58    |    
Why liberal arts? Why student-centered learning?
Trivium and quadrivium
02:41    |    
What is the role of praxeology in the program?
Main purpose of the program
03:47    |    
What features do you expect in the students attending MPC?
04:29    |    
What kind of parents would appeal to this program?
05:26    |    
Why is entrepreneurship important in this context?
05:44    |    
What kind of books will the students read?
06:58    |    
How does the program approach the subject of responsibility?
08:12    |    
Is this a program for students who will shortly begin college or for those who are already in college?
08:35    |    
How can someone prepare for this program?
09:29    |    
What would you answer when asked about the program's possibility of success?
10:16    |    
Can you provide the contact information?
10:32    |    
Final words
10:41    |    
Final credits



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Michael Polanyi College

28 de agosto de 2012   | Vistas: 12 |  

Luis Figueroa has a conversation with Carla de Hess, Ingrid Simón, and Albert Loan, directors of the upcoming program at Universidad Francisco Marroquín, the Michael Polanyi College (MPC). They speak about the methodology that will be applied and discuss its main purpose, which is basically to allow students to find a personal calling, reflect on the legacy they want to leave; and also encourage them into becoming successful entrepreneurs. The directors also comment on the rearrangement of the traditional teaching paradigm, and explain that the program mainly focus on learners, through a discovery process fed by their own curiosity. Finally, they give advice on how to prepare for the challenge and portray what people should expect from it, both during and after the program.




Albert Loan is a teacher at the School of the Woods, a private Montessori school in Houston, Texas. He graduated…

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