The Magic of Stories:
Encouraging Empathy through Narrative
January 26 - March 29, 2015
Humane Society Academy course HE 003 The Magic of Stories: Encouraging Empathy through Narrative now open for registration.
Course begins January 26 (Winter Term) and ends March 29. Register at https://hsus.digitalchalk.com. APHE members receive 10% off-log in to the Member’s Area for discount details.
This course is designed for both formal and informal educators who incorporate literature and humane education into their practice. Examine the way narrative is compatible with the way the human brain works, why stories are so effective at imparting moral virtue, and how it builds student perspective. The course contains both practical and theoretical content about stories and literature and is designed around understanding the elements of a story, components of realistic-fiction and humane-themed literature, and composing questions the build perspective and critical thinking.
This course is part of the Certified Humane Education Specialist (CHES) credentialing program. It may be taken without committing to the full program of study.