Discovery Series - Miguel Nussbaum

Date & Time: 
Saturday, September 18, 2021 - 10:00am

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Discovery Series Presents:

Miguel Nussbaum

  • Topic: 21st Century Abilities after COVID
  • September 18, 10:00 a.m. (CST)

21st century abilities are even more relevant now than decades ago when these were conceived. COVID-19 suddenly brought online learning to the center of our attention.  In this talk, we analyze the need of Critical Thinking and Creativity, two key elements of these skills, and how these can be taught online.  We finish by showing that another element has to be present to achieve an adequate appropriation of skills, the learner’s attitude and grit. 

Miguel Nussbaum is full professor for Computer Science at the School of Engineering of the Universidad Católica de Chile. Has won the Innovation in Education Prize of Chile for his work in education, and was member of the board of the Chilean Agency for the Quality of Education. Is Co-editor of Computers & Education. He has two MOOCs in Coursera on The Constructivist Classroom, and on the 4Cs (Communication, Critical Thinking, Collaboration, Creativity). He is a fellow of the International Society of the Learning Sciences.