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Intermediate Level

Approx. 24 hours to complete
English

What you will learn

  • We will reflect on the role of language and narratives in shaping our views on mobility, transport policy and mobility innovation

  • You will learn about the implied (but invisible) homo-economicus in our thinking about mobility and our transportation system

  • We present 4 alternatives to the homo-economicus model: 1)mobility as unnecessity 2)mobility as commons 3)mobility as play 4)mobility as interaction

  • In the final project, you will choose a mobility innovation and critically reflect on it from these alternative and meaningful perspectives.

Skills you will gain

Critical ThinkingSystem Dynamics
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Intermediate Level

Approx. 24 hours to complete
English

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University of Amsterdam

Placeholder

EIT Urban Mobility

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Week 1: Why Mobility Language Matters

3 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 50 min), 8 readings, 2 quizzes
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Week 2: The Dominant Narrative: Mobility as Disutility

3 hours to complete
1 video (Total 26 min), 6 readings, 2 quizzes
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Week 3: Alternative 1: Mobility as Unnecessity

3 hours to complete
1 video (Total 22 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Week 4: Alternative 2: Commoning Mobility

3 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 24 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes

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