Schedule: June 6-10, 2016
Coordinator: Jari Aho

The course will include following parts

  • Orientation task in spring 1 cr
  • Workshops and study visits during the summer school week (June 6-10, 2016) 2 cr. Contact sessions: Monday to Friday every day at 09:00 to 17:00 + social programme in the evenings.
  • Facilitating social, action-based and cultural programme, 1 cr
  • Summer school students will facilitate the social programme of the summer school as part of their studies.
  • Creative reflection (pictures, diary, video, blog texts etc.), afterwards, 1 cr

Creativity can mean using arts in education, but also exploring new teaching/learning methods, ideas, concepts, etc. Learning methods are creative, participatory and action-based. Annual theme will be published later. Workshop instructors are mostly international. The 5th TEC International Summer School will take place June 6-10, 2016 (NOTE! The dates have been changed from June 9-13 to June 6-10). More information about summer school 2016 and previous summer schools can be found in http://blogit.jamk.fi/tecsummerschool/. The maximum number of participants in this course is 50 students. Coordinator of the course is Mr Jari Aho jari.aho(at)jamk.fi .

Learning Outcomes

You have increased internationalization competences and explored and reflected the topic “Creativity and Learning”. You are able to apply creativity and creative methods to your work.

Contents

  • Working in international environment
  • Creativity and learning
  • Creative methods

Assessment materials

  • Active participation in contact sessions
  • Completion of the assignments (orientation task, facilitating social programme and reflection task)

Assessment criteria

  • Participation required in contact sessions
  • Successful completion of learning assignments
  • Productive independent working

Required skills

  Required skills
Facilitating Learning
  • You facilitate learning in such a way that it encourages creative activities that are focused on the learning aims, and are student/client-centred.
  • You will be able to use creative methods in your own work.
Reflection skills
  • You will be able to view your own cultural starting points and the development of your cultural competence.
Cooperation and networking skills
  • You will have the ability and motivation of the professional to act in regional, national and international cooperation networks .
Developmental skills
  • You will be able to develop your own and your work/learning community´s activities and practices in relation to the internationalization challenges the work community will face.

Grading Scale

  • Pass/Failed