Teamwork Skills: Communicating Effectively in Groups
Effective teamwork and group communication are essential for your professional and personal success. In this course you will learn to: make better decisions, be more creative and innovative, manage conflict and work with difficult group members, negotiate for preferred outcomes and improve group communication in virtual environments.
New Learning: Principles and Patterns of Pedagogy
Education is in a state of flux – transitioning from traditional architectures and practices to new ecologies of teaching and learning influenced by the tremendous social and technological changes of our times. What changes are afoot today in workplaces, civic life and everyday community life? What are their implications for education?
Design : Creation of Artifacts in Society
This is a course aimed at making you a better designer. The course marries theory and practice, as both are valuable in improving design performance. You, the student, bring to the course your particular interests and expertise related to, for instance, engineering, furniture, fashion, architecture, or products.
Powerful Tools for Teaching and Learning: Digital Storytelling
The course introduces educators to digital storytelling and explores ways to use digital stories to enhance students’ learning experiences. It also provides a hands-on opportunity for learners to create their own digital stories.
Race and Cultural Diversity in American Life and History
Race and ethnicity are ideological and cultural categories that include all groups and individuals. Hence, this course is designed in significant part to take a broad look at the ideology of race and cultural diversity in America’s past and present.