Teaching Sociological Futures Research: Concepts, Methods, and Issues

Thursday, 19 July 2018: 15:30-17:20
RC07 Futures Research (host committee)

Language: English

How to infuse into the 21st Century curriculum the forward-oriented skills needed to tackle the challenges of our time and seize the opportunities for creating a better world?  This workshop is explores how to teach sociological futures research. It is aimed at anyone interested in teaching a course on futures studies or integrating a future-oriented component into an extending course or program. Proposals for presentations are invited from sociologists and scholars of other disciplines (e.g. public policy, literary studies, rhetorical analysis), and may feature a range of concepts, methods, and issues.
Session Organizer:
Jian-Bang DENG, Graduate Institute of Futures Studies, Tamkang University, Taiwan, Taiwan
Oral Presentations
Standards and Quality Criteria for Futures Research
Lars GERHOLD, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany; Elmar SCHUELL, Salzburg University of Applied Sciences, Austria
For New Approach of Future Studies: Case of Future of Arab Countries
Abdelkader LATRECHE, Social Sciences Forum, Algeria
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