Educating students to become citizens: how live-project learning can build better communities
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Who this event is for
JHB Lecture Theatre, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus
How can university study directly improve life in an urban environment? Bring your own ideas to Maria’s debate about how taking part in actual commissions and projects develops students’ social skills, stimulates their writing and fosters an ability to think critically about politics and socio-economics.
Maria will outline how she uses her popular style of teaching to tackle the key issues facing the cities we live in. She will present the lessons she’s learnt and invite the audience to challenge her approach.
About the speaker
MARIA FARAONE, ASSOCIATE LECTURER, DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING
A qualified architect, Maria Faraone has extensive international experience of urban development. Her research interests lie
in human resettlement and how to integrate marginalised communities into urban living. It includes work in West Africa and with Romani groups in the UK.
Maria was nominated most inspirational lecturer by Brookes students in 2013.