Education as a tool to bridge the gap between Academia and the general public - Ocean Literacy as case study

03.05.’22

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° 2022-Lecture3 EN
Tags: Postacademische opleiding

Description

'Ocean Literacy' is a term that has been used since the 1990s to define general knowledge and awareness of our oceans. In the framework of the 'UN Ocean Decade' raising ocean literacy is one of the main goals. In academic education we can implement innovative educational tools and methods so that students learn to act as mediators between academic research and the broad public.

During this lecture using concrete examples we will demonstrate a wide variety of potential possibilities to do just that. What's more, these tools and methods can also be applied in other research domains.

Course number:
2022-Lecture3
Type:
Lectures and study days
Area of interest:
Sciences
Language:
EN
Academic year:
2021 - 2022
Starting date:
03.05.2022
Lecturers:
Tim Deprez
Contact person:
ipvw.ices@ugent.be
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