Tag Archives: futures studies

Foresight Educator’s Bootcamp

For past couple of years I have taught a master course at the annual World Future Society  entitled “Foresight Educator’s Boot Camp.”

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How to Think Like a Futurist

Recently I was asked to develop a course that anyone could take on how to think like a futurist. What emerged was a 16-week elective, A&S 392: Contemporary Futurist Thought: From H.G. Wells to Ray Kurzweil.  Continue reading

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The Regent Foresight program

In 2006 Regent University launched a Master of Arts in Strategic Foresight, and in 2007 added a foresight major to its Doctor of Strategic Leadership. In doing so, Regent joined a small group of academic programs worldwide that offer graduate professional degrees based on futures studies. In 2014 wrapped up a decade of service in these programs.  Continue reading

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Why Futures Studies Needs a Theory Base

This paper explores how a PhD in Futures Studies, if refocused on theory-building could create anticipatory theories across the social sciences, and buttress the work of a new generation of futurists. Continue reading

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Marien Offers Foresight Book Reviews

Dr. Michael Marien, the long-time editor of Future Survey from 1979 to 2009, and winner of the 2008 Distinguished Service Award from the World Future Society, has launched a new service, called Global Foresight Books Continue reading

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Measuring Foresight in Leadership

The ability to think forward, to foresee possible outcomes and to act accordingly, is a vital human trait. Here is a 45-page paper that reviews the literature on foresight to determine what we can learn.  Continue reading

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Foresight journal

From 2009 to 2011 I served as the regional editor of Foresight, the journal of future studies, strategic thinking and policy. Continue reading

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