EC.717 D-Lab: Education and Learning

Class Info

Explores pedagogical concepts and skills to nurture creativity in youth. Through an overview of core teaching skills that emphasize experiential and project-based learning, provides the necessary background to develop methods of fostering design thinking, science, engineering, global learning, community activism, and more. Explores learning in the international development context to overcome challenges, such as limited resources, language barriers, large class sizes, and entrenched pedagogy. Local fieldwork and classroom visits required throughout the semester and may be available in the summer. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments. Limited to 20.

This class has no prerequisites.

EC.717 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by L. Nam and S. Hsu.

Lecture occurs 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in N51-310.

This class counts for a total of 9 credits.

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