The Institute for the Future at Anne Arundel Community College (IF @ AACC) of the Sarbanes Center for Public and Community Service:
promotes future thinking,
develops the art of foresight,
advises, consults, collaborates and trains
facilitates creativity, planning and trend analysis
The Institute endeavors to
“Think globally; act locally!”
IF @ AACC encourages engaged learning, actively pursuing foresight and future thinking through applied and experiential learning. IF @ AACC is a vehicle for the application of theories and concepts in real world situations.
The Institute for the Future (IF) at Anne Arundel Community College seeks to be the local information and training source for information on the future. Learning programs, projects, research, and consulting will be in place to serve the needs of internal and external clients within the region served by Anne Arundel Community College. IF will be a conduit for connections with national and international groups that provide information on the future. IF would be positioned locally, nationally and internationally as a leader in working at the local level to enhance the understanding of the future and promote the use of this understanding in productive applications. Business, government, health-care, education and nonprofit organizations are some of the organizations able to use this information.
So You Want to Teach the Future?
See some reasons why teaching and learning about the future can be a great idea provided by top futurists here at the Symposium – Teaching and Learning the Future.