21A.150 Teaching and Learning: Cross-Cultural Perspectives
Explores the diverse ways that people teach and learn in different countries, disciplines, and subcultures (computer gamers, magicians, jazz musicians, etc.). Compares schooling to other forms of knowledge transmission, from initiation and apprenticeship to recent innovations in online education. Students discuss various learning theories and apply them to a variety of in-class activities using qualitative methods to conduct original research on topics of their choice. Limited to 15.
This class has no prerequisites.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.
You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Teaching and Learning: Cross-Cultural Perspectives site.
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