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The importance of intellectual humility in academia

Paramboor, Jafar (2023) The importance of intellectual humility in academia. IIMU Bulletin (2). pp. 12-13. ISSN 3009-0156

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Academic institutions act as a repository of knowledge where academics pursue challenging intellectual endeavors. However, the value of intellectual humility is frequently underestimated in the pursuit of knowledge. A healthy academic environment depends on intellectual humility, that is characterized by an awareness of one's limits, a readiness to consider opposing ideas, and a dedication to lifelong learning. This essay examines the value of intellectual humility in academia and focuses on the beneficial effects it has on research, learning, collaboration, and personal development.

Item Type: Article (Bulletin)
Additional Information: 10568/106149
Uncontrolled Keywords: intellectual humility, academia
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Education
Depositing User: Mrs. Wan Salwati Wan Salleh
Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2023 15:46
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2023 15:46
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/106149

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