INVITATION:Tale of Thirty Thinking Systems: Art Science Education at US National Academy of Science

Colleagues If you are attending the US National Academy of Science Convening on April 12 http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/bhew/branches/ on the Integration of Arts, Humanities, and STEMM in Higher Education We invite you to discuss, critique and collaborate with us on our TOTTS initiative The initiative for teaching and learning art and science in the way that brains …

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See you in Durban: Towards an Inventory of Good Practices for Transdisciplinary Collaboration

Colleagues In Manizales, Mauricio Meija, Andres Roldan and I chaired a panel and workshop on training methods for transdisciplinary collaboration. I attach the current draft for comment. During the panel I was accused of being a ‘positivist’ for implying that there might be a ‘best’ practice – this was a mistake as clearly there are …

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Training Methods for Transdisciplinary Collaboration: Manizales, Columbia..call for key resources

Colleagues We are delighted to announce that the panel that Mauricio Mejia, Andres Roldan and I submitted for ISEA Manizales has been accepted for this June 2017. ( see isea http://isea2017.isea-international.org/ ) The title is:  Training Methods for Transdisciplinary Collaboration: Best Practices  and Didactics for Team Work  An annotated critical bibliography of collaboration references will be …

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SO WHAT IS STEM TO STEAM ANYWAY ? DISRUPTIVE NEW IDEAS OR VAPOR-WARE to GET FUNDING ?

Colleagues As you know there is an international discussion on “stem to steam” concepts and approaches for new art/sci/tech teaching and research methods.  There is much debate and discussion on whether the ideas behind STEM to STEAM are new in anyway, or whether the phrase is a repacking of current work in a way to …

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