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Unconventional professor Norman Cornett wants a different take on university education

ProfessorNormanCornett.jpgNorman Cornett is a religious studies professor who lives in Montreal and guest teaches at universities across Canada, the United States and Europe. When he taught at McGill University, his students would get to interact in class discussions with Paul Martin, Lucien Bouchard, Oliver Jones... They would write long, stream-of-consciousness reflections on art pieces they viewed while wearing earplugs.

He was fired from his teaching position at McGill in 2007, and it may have had something to do with his unorthodox teaching methods. He was in Sherbrooke this week and we sat down to talk about the reform he'd like to see in University Education.
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