Project Courses: A Tutorial
I hope this story and suggestions will assist you in planning your project course work. I know that for me, the opportunity to complete self-directed courses has helped me tremendously. It's given me the opportunity not only to complete a degree, but also to create a project that is viable. My experience is only one example of what can be done. Yours will obviously be different. Here are a few final suggestions for you as you work through this process:
- Respect your own expertise.
- Don't minimize what you know. Use it to your full advantage. You are the starting point.
- Jump into the great unknown!
- Don't be afraid to head into unknown territory.
- Prepare for a personal intellectual journey.
- You never know what may be useful.
- A University degree can reframe experience.
- Reframing experience can produce learning.
- Learning may produce new knowledge and degree completion.
- Rethink experience, learning, and new knowledge.
- You are the starting point.
- Use course work toward your university degree.
- Messy and complex is good!
- Affirm personal intellectual commitment with the aid of new resources.
- Put yourself in the centre of the picture.
- Identify themes threading through your dream and expand on the possibilities.
- Pay the bills and network while meeting course requirements.