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  • SU Magazine - Critical Thinkers

    September 15, 2009

    Professor and his wife team up to improve problem-solving techniques for Bangladeshi educators
    by Tina Potterf

    It began as an English grammar lesson with a critical thinking twist posed to a classroom of college professors and English-language instructors in Bangladesh: The questions at hand: “What could you, would you and should you do if your car hits a rickshaw and injures the rickshaw wallah?”

    For rickshaw drivers and commuters in the clogged streets of Bangladesh, this query is indicative of a situation they may very well face. The simplicity of the question belies the complex ethical issues it raises in a country without an infrastructure of liability insurance, quick police investigation of accidents and lawyers representing all parties...

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