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Aalto contributes to Dare to Learn event 18–19 September, 2018

Aalto has several teams presenting our knowledge at a major learning event at the Cable Factory on 18–19 September 2018.

The international learning event Dare to Learn combines 3000 learning players from teachers to staff developers and educational companies. In the background of this event is supporting lifelong learning. Keynotes and workshops as well as learning solutions and tools are available to all the participants.

Aalto University is one of the partners in the event, and Aalto employees get a discount on the participation fee.

The event is organized by a non-profit, student-based Sivistyskiihdyttämö

association.

Read more about the event at Inside and the website of the event.

http://www.daretolearn.fi/    

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Aalto University's offering at the Dare to Learn 2018 event:

Aalto University's offering at the Dare to Learn 2018 event::

Tuesday 18.9.

Workshops: Emotions and Learning 10:00–11:45

10.00 - 11.45

Aalto University: Learn to flourish - flourish to learn:

Learning is a fundamental condition in a lifelong journey into a holistic, flourishing person. We also believe flourishing persons are most receptive to learn new things and to fulfill their potential. This workshop will allow you to explore how you can further your personal growth, which will help you expand your impact on the world.

See also two Aalto University's showcases: AllWell project 18.9. and Universities of the Future –project 19.9.

Workshops: Curriculum 2026 - What should we learn next?

10.00 - 10.45

Aalto Ventures Program: Future Fruitsalad – multidisciplinary team extravaganza!

Come to experience Aalto Ventures Program approach of multidisciplinary problem solving!

Johanna Rämö ja Viivi Virtanen: Assessment - preventing or promoting learning

What if learners evaluated their level of expertise by themselves? In this workshop, you will learn about self-assessment, and explore emotions that are linked to different kinds of assessment methods. You will also get a chance to brainstorm how to use self-assessment in classrooms or workplaces

Wednesday 19.9.

13:30–14:00 Spark talks: Visions of the future of learning and higher education

Maria Clavert, Professor of Practice at Aalto University, Reeta Sutinen, Miika Tiainen & Suvi Eriksson

14:00–15:45 Workshops: Developmental Organizational Culture

Aalto-yliopisto / Business Teatteri: Dare to feel! -The meaning of emotions, dialogue and interaction in organizational learning (in the context of higher education)

What kind of dialogue and interaction can help us through the thresholds of change? What is the role of developer and leader in the process? What are the ways to challenge people for a learning process towards an organization that supports personal development and wellbeing?

Business theatre uses methods that able us to take a deeper look into individual resistance by creating a “laboratory” where alternative ways of doing can be tested and tried out within the safety of playfulness. From practice-based doing perspective, when mirroring organizational life, the organization is not only being described, yet it is constructed in the interaction.

Actors of Business theatre will dramatize real life cases, and by doing that, mirror different personnel and psychological factors of an organization and its members. Workshop attendees can participate by giving the actors suggestions on how to solve the situations.

Learning objectives of the workshop: The goal of the workshop is to enhance one’s interaction skills and personal impact as a change maker in an organizational learning process. Attending does not require any previous experience or background in theatre.

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