Masters Course: EDUC 574 - Cultivating 21st Century Skills: Whole Brain Learning

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  • Tuition of $1,590.00 will be paid on Neumann's website via MyNU E-bill. If you are a current Masters degree student, click here to register.
  • Dates: Mini Term 2 - October 26 - December 20, 2020, Virtual Synchronous meetings- 11/1, 11/15, 12/6, 12/20, Morning Session- 9:30am to 12pm, Afternoon Session- 1pm to 3:30pm
  • Professors: Jessie McFarland and Sheila Kennedy
  • Location: Virtual via Zoom

Success in the 21st century belongs to different learners with a very different kind of mind. The 21st century calls for creators, empathizers, artists, inventors, designers, storytellers, caregivers, counselors, and big-picture thinkers. This course will help you move your students from the information age, built on logical, linear, computer-like capabilities to the conceptual age which will be built on invention, empathy, and big picture capability. You will be immersed in six essential aptitudes as researched by Daniel Pink and Daniel Goleman: design, story, symphony, empathy, play, and meaning. Project based learning and classroom integration will be emphasized throughout the course.