Due to its transdiciplinary nature, the workshop is addressed to students, academia, professionals and general public interested in crossing scientific disciplines with the purpose of facing complex problems of different kind. For students, it offers the possibility of acquiring knowledge and competencies from other scientific & technical domains; for academia and professionals, methodologies for creating cooperation links among disciplines; for the general public: guidelines for understanding and facing the multidimensional problems of our age. 100 places
Skills and learning objectives
Being able to gather in an integral perspective the multidimensionality of the current crises as well as analyzing them in their different aspects (technical, economic, social, political and aesthetical) and identifying the particularity of their problems at each side. By that means, it is expected to offer the ability of anticipating possible situations in order to choose adequate changes. On the other hand, the outset of the course as an extended event and the possibility of contributing in different ways –facilitating round tables, participating in discussions, translating, elaborating materials, etc– offering the possibility of training in informational skills, team work, or linguistic competences, that will be acknowledged through the application of the “Open Badge” method implemented on a platform of hybrid learning.
The course as expanded event will be supported by a scheme of blended learning. The face-to-face –and broadcasted– development is organized in four thematic blocks, corresponding to the before- and after- lunch sessions in which the corresponding speakers will expose their perspective that will be thematically confronted with another exposition in order to set up an open discussion with the rest of the present or distant participants.
The obtained competences will be evaluated using the mission methodology, and the acknowledgement of different kinds of contribution through the Open Badge system, integrated in the Hybrid Learning platform. As long as the course is conceived as an expanded event –in both space and time– including previous and subsequent development, the effort –by the student who reaches the basic objectives– implies an effort of about 3 times the face-to-face stage, equivalent to 2 ECTS.
For the evaluation of the learning performance there are several vias:
For the presentation of course works (deadline September 30th, 17h) two can be followed:
[A] HYBRID-LEARNING (conducing to open-badge digital accreditation of the type shown on the right) through some of the following ways:
(i) Publication of some of the work types mentioned above in an own blog using the hashtag #RS2014LE, which could for instance include a video of participant's presentation;(ii) Posting 12 tweets using the hashtag: #RS2014LE (whenever at least three participants are interested in).To this end, the interested participant needs to:
The participant will receive indications which will let her/him know own evolution within the course and finally the corresponding digital certification.
[B] Sending an email to workshop director (email@example.com) including: (1) Student's name; (2) Degree (s)he aims, or accomplished studies; (3) works of type 1 or 2.