Professor Mike Neary, in his opening keynote, gave a helpful and thought-provoking exploration of the role and purpose of universities in the modern world and the experience that they offer students in terms of intellectual and social development. He emphasised the importance of engaging students as active partners in academe and of helping the undergraduate experience to be holistic rather than narrowly discipline-focused. He concludes his article by relating these points to helping students become creative, socially responsible, problem-solving contributors in their lives. The themes of support and creative challenge emerge in the articles based on the seminar contributions, along with contributions about innovative methods and approaches, often with explicit theoretical underpinning, and throughout there is an implicit professional real world agenda.
Giorgio BertiniResearch on society, culture, art, neuroscience, cognition, critical thinking, intelligence, creativity, autopoiesis, self-organization, rhizomes, complexity, systems, networks, leadership, sustainability, thinkers, futures ++
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