Educational Utopias and Dystopias: Reinventing Education in an Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Module

Will Curtis

Abstract


Reinventing Education is a module that ran for the first time at the University of Warwick in 2013/4. Offered through the university’s Institute for Advanced Teaching and Learning (IATL), it provides students from any undergraduate degree with the opportunity to study in an innovative and interdisciplinary manner. In its first year, students from a wide range of subject areas—including Maths, Politics, Theatre Studies, Philosophy, English, Physics and Sociology—came together to explore questions about what education is and what it might be. The module began by introducing students to the ideas of children and young people...

 

(Including work by students: Education for Sustainability by Charlotte Thomas and A Zombie Apocalypse by Alizée Moreau)


Keywords


Educational alternatives; progressive education; alternative education; undergraduate teaching

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