Building a Better Future World
This is a Nonresidential Learning Community, which has no residential requirement - students can live on or off-campus.
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Poverty, inequality, and a consideration of whose voices are being included in policy decisions affecting our society are just a few of the issues that confront us today. Is equity for all possible or is it a figment of our imagination? In Building a Better Future World: Poverty, students will be introduced to the principles, theories, and methodology of psychology, while exploring how their study of poverty as a factor in their own lives move us towards building a better future world. Students will explore strategies and solutions, and wrestle with the question, can we really make a difference?
Education is a pillar of our society and plays an important role in working towards building a better future world. In Building a Better Future World: Education, students will be introduced to the profession of education and characteristics of effective teaching. Students will have the opportunity to observe teachers in public school classrooms and work with pupils during this course. Students will explore the question, can we really make a difference?