Clapperton C. Mavhunga: Training Critical Thinker-Doers (2017)

Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga is Professor of Science, Technology, and Society (STS) at MIT. “The everyday has been the syllabus of life for a millennia,” he says.  In this passionate talk, Mavhunga discusses transforming the everyday into an educational experience. Through the documentation of indigenous knowledge, people learn by doing and spark real-time, actionable innovation.

Filmed at TEDGlobal 2017 

Timeline: 2010s
School: School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
Department: Science, Technology, and Society
Career: Arts & HumanitiesCommunityEducation
Object: Video
Collection: Africa(n), Afrofuturism, Faculty, Mentorship, Rising Voices 1995-Present, Talks