Introductory 3-Unit Course Outline (Persian)

Applied Introductory to The Art and Science of Futures Studies Applied Introductory to The Art and Science of Futures Studies. The course, endorsed by the World Futures Studies Federation, is offered in Persian language. The course was designed and developed by the former WFSF President, Dr. Jennifer Gidley. The Instructor is WFSF Director,  Mr. Victor Vahidi Motti. The course is delivered by the Science & Technology Think Tank for the Contemporary World Tehran (ST3.ir). The nine-week course is available for view here.  OVERALL COURSE STRUCTURE: INTRODUCTORY 3-UNIT COURSE The course will present many important concepts, theories, methods and case studies from the futures studies field to the students, in such a way that it will expose them to many new ideas and ways to think about “the future” and their own “preferred futures.” Course Purpose The purpose of the Introductory Futures Studies Course is to provide an entry level for people seeking to learn about futures studies with a view to further study or application in their field of work. It may also serve to broaden the skills of advanced practitioners in a range of disciplines. The strength of the course is breadth rather than depth. It is intended to introduce a wide range of topics and themes from the futures studies field to inspire participants to want more. Course Objectives The main learning outcomes for students in the Introductory Futures Studies Course are: • An orientation and introduction to Futures Studies ideas and concepts; • An introduction to a range …

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