So You Want to Teach the Future?
So You Want to Teach the Future?
Teaching Futures in the 21st Century
Innovation & Cretivity in Teaching the Future
Dr. Stephen Steele, Futures Thinking on Teaching in the 21st Century
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We are What We Build!
Creating Scenarios for 21st Century Teaching: Building C.A.P.A.C.I.T.Y
Dr. Stephen F. Steele, Presenter
Professor of Sociology and Futures Studies and Former Director,
Institute for the Future,
Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, Maryland
C = Community, Cooperation and Competition
A = Adventure.
P = Products
A = Active
C = Creativity
I = Innovation
T = Transparency
Y = Youthful Exuberance
This seminar is a continuation of the discussion on the future of teaching and learning in the community college began last semester.
In the Fall semester, Steele presented us with best practices used in teaching about the future. In this seminar, the focus will be on the instructional skills needed by faculty for use in the classroom of the 21st century. Specifically, the seminar will focus on the types of skills needed and paradigm shifts that will take place in the future of teaching in the college classroom.
An overview of tools that can be applied to the problem of 21st century teaching will be presented and discussed. This will be followed by the building of models in teams. The seminar will culminate with faculty presentations of their thinking and models.
About the Presenter
Stephen Steele is Professor of Sociology and Futures Studies and former Director of the Institute for the Future at Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, Maryland (http://www.aacc.edu/future). He works with an advisory team in the ongoing development of a vehicle for the delivery of future views and tools at the local level. In short, he promotes future thinking, trains learners to use futures tools and facilitates creativity and planning.
Steve has been active and visible in futures work and applied sociology for three decades. His career spans academia, as a professor at Anne Arundel Community College; and, as former adjunct professor in the graduate program in Organizational Development and Human Resources at Johns Hopkins University School of Professional Studies in Business and Education. Awards from Johns Hopkins University, the American Sociological Association and the Society for Applied Sociology reflect his prowess in teaching and practice.
Steve helped create the Center for the Study of Local Issues (CSLI) another innovative program that supports applied research in the community college. He has crafted courses in futuring at the undergraduate level and in applied sociology at the sophomore through graduate levels (many on line).
His publications include Solution-Centered Sociology: Addressing Problems through Applied Sociology with Annie Scarisbrick-Hauser and Bill Hauser (Sage Publications, 1999) and Applied Sociology: Topics, Terms, Tools and Tasks with Jammie Price (Wadsworth 2003, second edition 2008).
Steve us invited by many organizations, colleges and universities to speak. He also conducts successful workshops and on-site presentations throughout the United States, drawing attention to the study of the future and the practice of social science.
For more on Stephen Steele and the Institute of the Future, visit the website.
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