Academic Course Calendar

Courses and Teachers
July 2017
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Courses Teacher Credits # Weeks Dates
Global Education: Cultivating innovation in the classroom
Optional
Mohit Mukherjee
(India)
0 credits
1 week
10-14 Jul 2017



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COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course is offered onsite at the UPEACE campus in Costa Rica.

It will cover the following topics:

  • Educating in a Changing World: Principles, concepts, frameworks and methodologies for educating in a fast-changing world.
  • Pedagogies for the 21st Century: The most suitable teaching and learning strategies in an era where content is freely accessible, information overload is the norm, and ‘making things stick’ is an art.
  • Design Thinking: Applying the principles of design thinking for educators who are ready to implement their ideas and build innovative learning environments.
  • Global Citizenship: Case studies, frameworks, and tools to enable participants to integrate the values of global citizenship, environmental consciousness, and social justice into their future projects.
  • Storytelling and pitching: As ‘edupreneurs’ or innovators in educational change, this course will help you communicate your story to connect with the hearts and minds of your audience. 


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FACULTY

Director of the UPEACE Centre for Executive and Professional Education and a faculty member at UPEACE. Prior to this position, he served as Education Programme Manager of the Earth Charter Initiative, an international nonprofit organization. Before his 4-years in the non-profit sector, he worked both in the private sector and also as a high school teacher in Ecuador. He has a Bachelor's degree from Stanford University and his Master's from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

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