D-Lab: Education & Learning (U)

Explores education in learning environments around the world that are hindered by challenges such as limited resources, language barriers, large class sizes, and entrenched pedagogy. Through an overview of core teaching skills that emphasize experiential and project-based learning, class provides the necessary background to nurture creativity in youth and develop methods of fostering design thinking, leadership, community, livelihood applications, and more. Students develop educational strategies to teach practical skills to local and international community partners and receive feedback from peers and mentors. International fieldwork opportunities may be available. Limited to 20.

Temporary number - will return to EC.717 in future terms

MIT Course Number: 
EC.S07
Instructors: 
J. Huang
Semesters: 
Spring
Grad/Undergrad: 
Undergraduate