Lecture: "Place based learning: Japanese Contexts"
- Speaker: Takako Takano, professor at Waseda University
- Date: Wednesday, March 5, 2014
- Time: 4:00 p.m.
- Location: Center for Integrated Learning Commons
As part of Earlham's faculty exchange program with Waseda University well known scholar of place based and outdoor education and professor at Waseda Univeristy Takako Takano presents a lecture on her research and work about place and community based learning in Japan. Professor Takano presents an overview of place-based education in the context of sustainability and critiques on formal education in general. Takano also discusses Japanese rural-urban relationships and the potential educational elements of Japanese farming communities.