This course puts you on the leading edge of thinking today and equips you to navigate our increasingly complex world with clarity, compassion and impact.
The course explores three, major questions:
The course is made up of 15 modules each with a core video from Duane Elgin and many other great resources. It should take you between 7-12 hours depending on the amount of extra resources you explore.
By the end of the course you should be able to:
This course is available for undergraduate and graduate credits at Ubiquity University. For the full Ubiquity experience including small-group interaction, creative assignments with faculty feedback, extra self-mastery modules, mission change-project support and academic credits, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Specialties: Speaking and consulting on: 1) global trends and the dynamics of great transition for the human journey; 2) sustainable ways of living, both personal and collective; 3) social media for social change; and 4) the meeting of science and spirituality.
Since 2010, I have been the executive director of the "Great Transition Stories" project that offer new narratives to guide us toward a sustainable and meaningful future. Collaborations are developing with colleges and online learning, diverse media organizations, green businesses, civic groups and more.
Author: THE LIVING UNIVERSE: Where Are We? Who Are We? Where Are We Going? (2009); PROMISE AHEAD: A Vision of Hope and Action for Humanity’s Future (Harper/Collins, 2000); AWAKENING EARTH: Exploring the Evolution of Human Culture and Consciousness (Morrow, 1993); and VOLUNTARY SIMPLICITY: Toward a Way of Life that is Outwardly Simple, Inwardly Rich (Harper/Collins, latest edition 2010, first ed. 1981). Co-authored (with Joseph Campbell and others) CHANGING IMAGES OF MAN (Pergamon, 1982).
Researcher: In the early 1970s, I worked as a senior social scientist with the think-tank SRI International, conducting research on the long-range future for government agencies such as the National Science Foundation and the President's Science Advisor, and private corporations such as the Ford Motor Co. Prior to that I worked as a senior social scientist with a joint Congressional-Presidential Commission on the American Future.
Speaker: I have given more than 300 keynotes and workshops to audiences ranging from business executives and civic groups to spiritual communities and college students.
Media Activist: Over the past 30 years, I have co-founded three trans-partisan non-profit organizations working for media accountability and an empowered democracy.
Education: I have an MBA from Wharton (1968) and an MA in economic history from the University of Pennsylvania (1969).
The course has many interesting and valuable informations, knowledge and transmits a lot of wisdom. The suggested skills and attitudes toward life and living, in my opinion, are very important and necessary for qualitative jump in human society and human society survival. I also like the Duane Elgin's passion, his commitment and great heart. (Mojca S)
I especially enjoy the thoughts on the connections between modern science and spirituality. There is a depth to this course I am deeply enjoying. (Lillie R)
The material being presented is very easy to follow. It is helpful to have the science to give confirmation to intuitive understanding. (Kathyrn S)
This course affects our total life individually and collectively. It also opens my eyes to the great majesty of a living universe. In my 9 decades of life and international travel this is the first time I have been exposed to a comprehensive awakening of living in a living universe. (Marlyse K)
Outstanding. Well organized. The course requires a lot of time, but is well worth it so as to gain depth of understanding. (David M)
This course provides a treasure-trove of resources to assist in deepening and broadening our human consciousness to an ecologic awareness. Duage Elgin, Peter Russell, and Jim Garrison each lend their voices to the Vision. (Gaynell M)
For all of you who have a wish to live and work within this kind of Living Universe, I urge you to take this course. (Ingrid H)
I've found this course to be a holistic and intriguing overview of our universe. There is scientific and religious information providing a tapestry of understanding. There is also extraordinarily interesting detail. (Pam)
I love this course! Jam-packed with relevant and interesting information as well as thought-provoking questions, it is definitely a fantastic course! (Christine M)
All courses and all Learning Journeys are open to lifelong learners and all students for credit toward their degrees and also for certificates.
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