Once signed on to Campus, students have an opportunity to become active members of a dynamic learning community – exchanging ideas and responding to dialogue with other students, graduates and faculty from diverse cultures and countries. There are dialogues in community forums that are relevant to current life experience.
Faculty-practitioners advise and mentor students throughout the program. Most graduates and students will tell you that their online community becomes a second “home” for gathering with people who share a common vision.
Maria Montessori’s approach to education is based on the formation of a prepared environment for each plane of development. This web-based internet medium offers adults a prepared environment where content and process are integrated.
Online campus activities include:
- meaningful interaction through directed readings
- pondering provocative questions posed by faculty and students
- replying to postings of other students
- and online dialogues.
These exchanges embrace the spirit and intent of the dialogue established by J. Krishnamurti and David Bohm.
From The Blog
Alum Joan Scheide on Dialogue at TIES
Bohm (1996) pointed out, “For each will hear the other through the screen of his own thoughts, which he tends to maintain and defend, regardless of whether or not they are true or coherent” (p. 3). Alertness to this tendency set the tone for the TIES dialogue,...