Lazos Learning

We are pleased to offer online courses developed by the
Foundation for the Application and Teaching of the Sciences (FUNDAEC):

Contributing to the Advancement of Civilization:
Towards a Framework

Unit 1: Justice and the Oneness of Humankind

An 8-week graduate-level course that explores a framework within which an individual concerned with the transformation of society acts and reflects on action. The course consists of three chapters, examining the nature of an evolving conceptual framework that governs our thought and action as we strive to contribute to the advancement of civilization; and a discussion of two fundamental elements of the framework–the oneness of humankind and justice.

2015
15 July Registration Deadline
13 August Course Site Opens
16 August Course Commences
12 October Course Concludes
2016
15 January Registration Deadline
11 February Course Site Opens
14 February Course Commences
11 April Course Concludes
 
15 July Registration Deadline
11 August Course Site Opens
14 August Course Commences
9 October Course Concludes

Unit 2:

A 10-week course that explores the role of knowledge in the life of the individual and the development of society, as well as various aspects of approaches and methods.

2015
15 October Registration Deadline
5 November Course Site Opens
8 November Course Commences
18 January Course Concludes
2016
15 April Registration Deadline
12 May Course Site Opens
15 May Course Commences
25 May Course Concludes

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A Discourse on Social Action

Unit 1 – Basic Concepts

A 10-week course that explores a few fundamental concepts that help create discourse on social action such as the purpose of existence, human nature, and the relationship between the individual and social institutions. The course also emphasizes the importance of language as a tool that permits reflecting on experience in an orderly manner, and seeks to strengthen powers of written and spoken expression.

2015
15 September Registration Deadline
8 October Course Site Opens
11 October Course Commences
27 December Course Concludes
2016
15 March Registration Deadline
6 April Course Site Opens
10 April Course Commences
26 June Course Concludes
 
15 September Registration Deadline
6 October Course Site Opens
9 October Course Commences
25 December Course Concludes

Unit 2 – Education

A 12-week course that aims to help participants reflect on the purpose of education in the context of preparing individuals to participate in social action.

2015
15 September Registration Deadline
8 October Course Site Opens
11 October Course Commences
17 January Course Concludes
2016
15 September Registration Deadline
6 October Course Site Opens
9 October Course Commences
15 January Course Concludes

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