Archive for May, 2015

Students Needs 2025 Final Report

May 27, 2015

We are pleased to release the Final report on The Future of Student Needs: 2025 and Beyond. It has been reformatted to meet the design style of Lumina Foundation. Today, college students are encouraged to find work-life-school balance. In 2025, such a concept will be obsolete because work, life, school, and play will be one in the […]

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Student Scanning: “Empowering Youth through E-books”

May 24, 2015

[NOTE: We will occasionally be featuring some blog posts from student scanning hits in World futures class. This one is from Joe Murphy]. Partnerships are key in a future connected by ebooks. The White house unveiled a plan on April 30 to provide $250 million dollars worth of eBooks to the nation’s less affluent children […]

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New Framework Foresight Graphic

May 20, 2015

It’s been great to have a little design help in order to better communicate what we do at the Houston Foresight program. We published our Framework Foresight method in Futures back in 2013 and had been teaching it for several years before [download graphic] A key change in our approach was the evolution from the […]

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Foresight Jeopardy 2015 Champ: Adam Cowart

May 7, 2015

At the conclusion of  the Foresight “field” module in our capstone Professional Seminar class, we played our annual Foresight Jeopardy game. The module explores the field the students are about to enter. We have created lists over the years of practitioners, books, organizations, movies and the like, and we usually start with that material. The […]

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