How Does a St. John’s Seminar Work? – Johannes Helonapë – Medium
How Does a St. John’s Seminar Work? – Johannes Helonapë – Medium

I am a graduate student at St. John’s College, and last summer I embarked on the adventure of my first semester of St. John’s-style seminars. What is a seminar at St. John’s, and how does it work…

Eloragh Espie

Regarding teaching styles, the Socratic method is about as autodidactic as they come. St. Johns University is famous for incorporating Socratic seminar into a college curriculum, but many people are skeptical of how discussion supplements and aids students ability to learn. In this piece, a St. Johns alumni, Johannes Helonapë, talks about how his time in seminar helped him to understand how human beings learn on a neurological scale.

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