How Students Running ‘EdSurge Independent’ Say Colleges Should Change | Jeffrey R. Young

Don’t even think of lecturing to these college students. The 14 students who just finished up the spring session of EdSurge Independent want something more active, and they want to have a voice as colleges rethink how they teach and support people on their campuses.

EdSurge sat down with three of them—Amanda Wahlstedt, Jared Silver and Rosie Foulger, to talk about how they view the buzzwords and experiments happening at their campuses, and also to get a sense of what they see as the problems with education that need to be solved.

The conversation has been edited and condensed…

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