The rector of the University of La Laguna – the ULL – and the mayor of Adeje, presented the Adeje Summer University programme this week, which also marks 25 years of the university in the borough and 225 years since the foundation of the ULL. This summer there will be 6 courses and 14 workshops on offer from July 17th to 21st.
The Adeje mayor said that over those 25 years the courses had changed and adapted to the needs of students, and the summer university had survived the economic crisis that had affected many cultural and social programmes in the islands. Two years ago the organisers had adopted a new format, with shorter courses on three mornings in the week complemented by workshops in the afternoons and evenings, allowing them double the offer and see the number of students attending increase from 200 to 400 attending courses in the week in question, according to the ULL vice rector, Francisco García.
The prices for attending courses have also been modified, and today a course will cost students about €25 and a workshop is €10. Registration for courses opens today, Friday May 12th, and all the relevant information : IS HERE
Tourism, education, medicine, communication, creativity and sport are the general themes to be addressed this summer, open to a different public – not just third level students. In fact information about the summer courses was presented at the tourism trade fair Fitur, opening the possibility to visitors of attending a course or workshop of interest to them during a stay on the island.
The rector, Antonio Martinón, said the Adeje summer university had consolidated and reinforced the concept of extending general learning to other zones, and was now recognised as a valuable educational tool throughout the islands.
The poster this year was designed by a Fine Arts graduate, Alba González, who wanted to display the importance of culture and learning in parallel with recognition of the diversity of the person.
Courses (Listed in Spanish as they will be held in Spanish)
-Nuevos populismos. Comunicación y democracia en la era digital
-La economía colaborativa: ¿es el fin del turismo tradicional tal y como lo conocemos? The Sharing Economy: Is this the end of tourism as we know it?
-Vigilancia y control de la prestación laboral: atención especial a las empresas del turismo
-Arte, Cultura y Derecho
-Managing the change in tourism: “Governance, finance and digital transformation
-Autismo, dificultades de aprendizaje y TDAH: Recursos para el profesorado y las familias
Workshops (In Spanish)
–Estrategias y modelos de enseñanza y aprendizaje para alumnado de altas capacidades intelectuales
–La comunicación eficaz: habilidades y técnicas para desenvolverse de forma asertiva en público
–Dinámica organizativa de actividades físicas lúdico-recreativas
–Turismo 2.0: Planificación de destinos turísticos mediante herramientas 2.0
–Transparencia: el derecho a la información
–Vinos de Canarias: Conocerlos y apreciarlos
–Repensar y rediseñar la experiencia del cliente con los productos turísticos
–En busca de tu yo creativo… Estrategias minificcionales
–El pensamiento computacional como metodología fundamental en la educación del futuro
–Inteligencia emocional en las organizaciones académicas y laborales. Cómo gestionar tu talento
–Creatividad “Design thinking para crear mil ideas para tu éxito”
–Creatividad “Claves para crear tu propio éxito”
–Memorizar con dibujos
–Canarias a través de sus pabellones y stands. Cómo construir identidades con arquitecturas efímeras