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Transformative Learning through the Use of Art: Emphasis on the use of Cinema, Fine Arts & Ancient Drama

02/12/2019
Language: EN

Save the Date  30/6/2020 - 4/7/2020 for the 5day-long course!!

 

Alexis Kokkos Professor of Adult Education and Chairman of the HAEA is the scientific responsible and one of the trainers of the Summer Course that will be held in Crete-Greece. 

This 5day-long course will consist of lectures, experiential workshops, working groups and study visits. The participants will also have the opportunity to enjoy the sea and the sun during the Greek summer and participate in cultural events and excursions.

Participating in this Summer Course, the trainees will be able to upgrade their skills by mastering an innovative method: The use of works of fine arts, cinema and ancient drama.

The participants will be provided with triggers that will enable them to thoroughly understand and enjoy art. Moreover, they will get practiced in a way to critically approach social, moral, and philosophical issues, such as discrimination, domination, race/ethnicity and gender. Finally, those who teach will enrich their educational practice in order to encourage the development of critical and creative thinking of their learners through working with Art.

The basic themes of the Course will be as follows:

  • The notion of Critical Thinking
  • Transformative Learning
  • Contemporary Critical Educational Theories 
  • The Use of Fine Arts and Cinema in Education
  • Ancient Drama, now and then
  • Innovative teaching approaches 

The Summer School/Course is addressed to academics, researchers, school teachers, adult educators, trainers and students of humanities and arts. It is also targeted at anyone interested and fascinated by classical and education studies and arts. No prior knowledge of classical literature and the arts is required though. 

 

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