5 Day Summer Course
Transformative Learning through the Use of Art:
Emphasis on the use of Cinema, Fine Arts & Ancient Drama
CRETE, HERAKLION, GREECE 30/06/20-04/07/20
CAPSIS ASTORIA HOTEL 4*, HERAKLION CITY CENTER,
(with swimming pool and a view of the Aegean Sea)
THEMATIC FIELDS OF THE TRAINING
- Lifelong Learning
- Transformative Learning
- Pedagogy and Didactics
- Classical Studies
- Drama Theatre and Performance Studies
- Fine Arts
- Philosophical Studies
LANGUAGE USED FOR THE TRAINING
INSTITUTION ORGANIZING THE TRAINING
Hellenic Adult Education Association is a Non-Profit Organization specialized in learning for change and art-based learning. H.A.E.A. has organized four international conferences on transformative learning, as well as a wide number of European and ERASMUS programmes and projects. Especially, the e-learning programme “Transformative Learning through the Use of Aesthetic Experience” is under the auspices of UNESCO.
The Summer School/Course is addressed to academics, researchers, school teachers, adult educators, trainers and students of humanities and arts. It is also targeted at anyone interested and fascinated by classical and education studies and arts. No prior knowledge of classical literature and the arts is required though.
Participating in this Summer Course, the trainees will be able to upgrade their skills by mastering an innovative method: The use of works of fine arts, cinema and ancient drama.
The participants will be provided with triggers that will enable them to thoroughly understand and enjoy art. Moreover, they will get practiced in a way to critically approach social, moral, and philosophical issues, such as discrimination, domination, race/ethnicity and gender. Finally, those who teach will enrich their educational practice in order to encourage the development of critical and creative thinking of their learners through working with Art.
The basic themes of the Course will be as follows:
- The notion of Critical Thinking
- Transformative Learning
- Contemporary Critical Educational Theories
- The Use of Fine Arts and Cinema in Education
- Ancient Drama, now and then
- Innovative teaching approaches
METHODOLOGY & CULTURAL EVENTS
This 5day-long course will consist of lectures, experiential workshops, working groups and study visits. The participants will also have the opportunity to enjoy the sea and the sun during the Greek summer and participate in cultural events and excursions.
PROGRAMME OF THE SUMMER COURSE (DAY BY DAY)
Day 1, Tuesday, 30 June 2020, 18.00-21.00
• Welcome reception
• General Information about the course, orientation
• Peer acquaintance
• Participants’ experiences and expectations
• Programme Objectives Discussion
Day 2, Wednesday, 1 July 2020, 09.00-15.00
How do we Learn? The significance of critical thinking
Critical Thinking in everyday life and educational practice
Learning for Change
Experiential Workshop Transformative Learning Theory: Educational implementation and examples of good practice
14.30 – 16.30
Experiential Workshop Transformative Learning through the use of Art: The use of Fine Arts and Cinema
Evening: Cultural Event
Day 3, Thursday, 2 July 2020, 09.00-16.30
• Introduction in Ancient Tragedy:
• Tragedy in Ancient Greece
• The three tragedians
• Tragedy’s Role
• Aristotle’s Poetics
Evening: Cultural Event
Day 4, Friday, 3 July 2020
Cultural Visit: Knossos
Experiential Workshop: Watching a Greek Tragedy and Discussion
Evening: Traditional Cretan Feast
Day 5, Saturday,4 July 2020
Participants will work with lines chosen from a specific ancient Greek tragedy. During the workshop they will work in groups. They will reflect on specific issues given by the trainer. Links will be made to Transformative Learning.
Closing of the Summer Course
• Reflection, evaluation, certificates of attendance, networking
• Follow up steps, action plan
SCIENTIFIC RESPONSIBLE & TRAINERS
Participants will get a certificate of attendance.
FEES & APPLICATIONS
Applications are now being accepted, so we would be grateful if you could forward this announcement to anyone you think might be interested. The application deadline is 31st December 2019. For the completion of your registration, bank accounts will be sent to you by email after the filling of the form in order to deposit your fees and ensure your participation.
Fees: 550 € (450 € for PhD students)
What is included: coffee breaks in a buffet, tickets for Knossos Archaeological site and the Museum, transfer by shuttle to and from Knossos, guided tours by a specialized guide, who will work in accordance with Perkins methodology, based on the course.
APPLY NOW! to get your grant by the European Commission through the ERASMUS PLUS Programme! (KA1, Adult Education, Secondary education, Higher education). If you already hold a grant, contact us.
APPLY HERE!! https://goo.gl/forms/eervc8IWv6CKtNFq1
We can also support you in applying for a new grant through your National Agency, for future courses of this series.
Capsis Astoria Hotel 4*Heraklion - city center is the venue of the summer course. There will be special offers for the participants who will choose to book their accommodation there as well.
For expression of interest please fill in your personal information here: https://goo.gl/forms/eervc8IWv6CKtNFq1 (on a first come first served basis)
For the completion of your registration, bank accounts will be sent to you after the filling of the form in order to deposit your fees and ensure your participation.