Instructor: Moira Erwine
Method: Online (OWRK)
Sponsor: AU Elyria Center
Center Offered: EPD

Course Description:

How do you organize what may seem like a chaotic mess into a classroom that empowers students to engage with content and pursue their passions?  A Meaningful Mess offers suggestions and specific tools that can be used to engage this generation of students in a meaningful, relevant, and student-driven learning experiences--even if things in the classroom get messy, both literally and figuratively.  Such strategies and tools include Genius Hour, Makerspaces, flexible learning spaces, meaningful technology, global learning experiences, critical and creative thinking, collaboration, and reflection.  Obtain a copy of A Meaningful Mess by Andi McNair.  This learning path alighns with Ohio Gifted PD Competencies A, B and C and provides 15 contact hours to meet the Ohio requirements. 

Upon registering for AU credit, contact Adjunct Prof Moira Erwine for access to Eduplanet21 learning path at

Cost: $205
Timespan of Course:
October 1, 2019 to January 4, 2020
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Course Number: EDU*6310*S2
Academic Term: 20/GW
Academic Level: GW
Semester Hours: 1.00
Subject: EDU