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Guest Speaker

Bringing the World In

Guest Speaker

image of a microphone sitting on a stand in a open warehouseIn this experience, professionals, practitioners, or stakeholders come into class as experts in their domain to lead a course session, replacing a regular lecture and supplementing instructors’ perspectives and expertise. Guest lectures give students a chance to gain unique information and perspectives, practice professional interaction, and self-direct learning through discussion with someone from the “real world.

Example Learning Outcome: Values Thinking

Explain how the speaker’s perspective on sustainability is similar to and different from other experts and stakeholders encountered in class.

Featured Real-World Example

“A Living Future: How We’ll Live and Work in the Communities of the Future” – Q&A by Jason McLennan

Part of the Wrigley Lecture Series that is free and open to the public.

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