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All Sides with Ann Fisher : 11:00 AM - The Empathy Experiment: Can Empathy be Taught?



English, Math, and Science are taught in the classroom, but has anyone ever taken a class on “empathy?” Probably not.

Dr. Denvy Bowman, President of Capital University, is trying to teach empathy outside of the classroom, with a program known as the Empathy Experiment. Beginning this past January, six Capital students will began exploring the condition of the working poor in Columbus by immersing themselves in different experiences designed by community partners.

We’ll discuss the details of the program, and most importantly, whether or not it’s achieving its goal of teaching empathy.


* Denvy Bowman (President, Capital University)
* Andy Grizzell ( Empathy Experiment Student Participant)
* Barb Pa... [ More ]
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Date : 04-25-2011     View : 2,128 Views     Duration : 00:53:48     Size : 241.1 MB