Lifelong Learning for a Brighter World

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The Art of Seeing™

Empathy, Perception and Resilience through visual art.

Learn to see. See to learn.

Course Descriptions

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Perception and Resilience 

  

Theme/Topic:

  • Resilience and leadership in the face of uncertainty and change.
  • Resilient leadership as a strategy for thriving in a culture of disruption.
  • Engaging in creative and critical thinking.
  • Contemporary art and different ways of knowing through visual art.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify strategies for resiliency involving emotional regulation and heightened self-awareness.
  • Identify environmental factors, threats, change as influences on resiliency.

The Art of Wellness

 

Theme/Topic:

  • Visual art and health connection.
  • Personal and community health and wellness strategies.
  • Introduction to artists' practice and creative thinking.
  • Introduction to indigenous visual culture and challenging colonial institutions.

Learning Outcomes:

  • How focus and connectedness to ourselves, our relationships and the community we live in contribute to our health.
  • Develop strategies to increase awareness of need for self-care and care of others.

Humanistic Leadership and Self Awareness

 

Theme/Topic:

  • Humanistic leadership definition and learning to lead by understanding ourselves and others.
  • Building a leadership network - emphasis on building relationships and collaboration.
  • Leadership integrity and accountability.
  • Understanding diversity, bias and respect.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Develop greater skills in non-verbal and visual communication, observation, and reflection.
  • Explore diversity, bias and respect.
  • Reflect on values, practice for leading, and understanding self.