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Academic Social Responsibility (ASR) 7,5 Credits

This course prepares educational leaders, teachers, and researchers to address local and global challenges of equity and justice in daily professional work. How can you open dialog about controversial issues? How can you engage students, parents, policymakers, and the public in ways that make a meaningful difference? You will learn practical techniques and conceptual principles for how your institution and you as an individual educator can have an impact on society. Instructors include Sangeeta Bagga-Gupta, Francis M. Hult and Ylva Lindberg.

Course Contents

  • Key concepts for talking about topics like integration, racism, migration, poverty, gender, multilingualism, and ecological sustainability
  • Approaches to facilitating conversations about controversial social issues with diverse stakeholders, colleagues and groups at the workplace
  • Engaging strategically with the public using genres such as those in social media, briefs/white papers, roleplay, infographics, blogs, video, among others
  • Real life visits and tests. The student engages with practices at the workplace

Prerequisites

General entry requirements and a bachelor’s degree or professional qualification (from an accredited university) of at least 180 ECTS credits with a minimum of 90 credits in educational sciences, social sciences, or related field, including independent, theoretical based work, i.e. a thesis or the equivalent. Proof of English proficiency is required. Exemption is granted from the requirement in Swedish.

Level of Education: Master
Course code/Ladok code: LASR29
The course is conducted at: School of Education and Communication

Course occasions open for Application

Type of course
Single subject
Study type
Distance
Number of required meetings
0
Semester
Autumn 2019: Aug 26 - Jan 19
Rate of Study
25%
Language
English
Location
Ortsoberoende
Time
Flexible. Study days will be organized on campus with possibility for digital participation.
Number of places
20
Course coordinator
Francis Hult
Examiner
Ylva Lindberg
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
11250kr
Syllabus
HTML  PDF
Application code
HJ-KU014

Upcoming course occasions

This course is cancelled for study period Aug 26-Jan 13.

Type of course
Single subject
Study type
Distance
Number of required meetings
0
Semester
Autumn 2019: Aug 26 - Jan 19
Rate of Study
25%
Language
English
Location
Ortsoberoende
Time
Mixed times
Number of places
20
Course coordinator
Francis Hult
Examiner
Ylva Lindberg
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
11250kr
Syllabus
HTML  PDF
Application code
HJ-12787

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