This is a working list of web links and reading references that I find inspiring.
Teaching, Courses, Programs
Quest University, Squamish, BC, Canada
Quest University Canada offers only one degree, a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences, and focuses entirely on excellence in undergraduate education.Students focus on single “block” courses that run three hours a day, every day, for 3-1/2 weeks. Maximum class size is 20 students.
ETH Zurich student project house, Switzerland
The Student Project House is a creative think- and makespace open for all students at ETH Zurich. With this initiative, the school aims to provide the necessary ressources to lower the barrier for students to pursue their own project ideas. The industry of today requires individuals with strong initiative, that are used to critically assess ideas and to work in interdisciplinary teams.
A College providing a range of postgraduate, vocational and short courses for transformative learning and a sustainable future. With a focus on interactive, experiential and participatory learning, we offer the practical skills and strategic thinking required to face the ecological, economic and social challenges of the 21st Century. One example is their “Ecological Design Thinking” Master program.
MIT Academic Maker Spaces Initiative
Project Manus – MIT’s effort to upgrade our makerspaces and foster maker communities. MIT has long been a leading example of how to integrate ‘making’ on campus. Maintaining this leadership requires adaptation of new technology, tools, training and means of improving access for students.
Outdoor Sports & Wild Places
The New Materialism: How our relationship with the material world can change for the better. Download.