This course examines theories of lifespan development relevant to integral and transpersonal psychology and psycho-spiritual development, as well as explores the relevance of these theories to diverse and global populations. The emphasis on human experience encourages learners to apply these theories to their own lives, self-realization processes, research topics, and professional goals. Furthermore, this course emphasizes pre- and perinatal development and infancy.
LSDHE is designed for “young people” in the spirit of feeling and knowing that they come from far away and have both a present and a future as protagonists, innovators, and creatives. They can be vanguards of a new culture of sharing that can transcend and include the dualisms, as well as the differences and conflicts, inherent in the larger system that includes them. The separation between theory and practice, between mind and body, between action and feeling, between male and female, between past and future, between matter and consciousness, traditional and scientific, academic and experiential is overcome in a transformative teaching methodology, a further mode that teaches how to make the two one.
This course will follow Ubiquity-style teaching methodology: along with videos and reading texts, there will also be learning technologies for the mastery of inner experience, the management of emotions and states of consciousness, enhancing interpersonal relationships, and practical application projects in real life.
By the end of this course, you should be able to:
- articulate and critique developmental theories and concepts and reflect on the relevance of these theories to your own life, research, and professional goals;
- reflect skillfully on course readings and each other’s essays;
- work compassionately and mindfully; and,
- be aware of the role of inner experience, mindfulness, discernment, compassion, and ethics in your personal and professional lives.
Pier Luigi Lattuada, PhD is a Medical Doctor in Clinical Psychology Psychotherapist; the President of the Transpersonal Medicine and Psychotherapy Association in Milan; the Founder of Biotransenergetica and Transpersonal Psychotherapy School in Milan; Co-Vice President of EUROTAS, European Transpersonal Association; Board member of the Italian Psychotherapy Associations Federation; Supervisor and Trainer at the San Nicola Community Member of Story of Sanitary Art Academy, Rome. In the past he has been Medical director of Lifegate Holistic Medicine of Milan. He Published 16 Books on shamanism, transpersonal psychotherapy and holistic medicine.
Lite Level – This course is delivered on-demand with no faculty interaction and is perfect for lifelong learners who want to go at their own pace and who are not interested in academic credit but still want to experience the course.
Audit-No Credit – If you would like to participate when this course is offered in our Live Virtual Classroom mode, you may attend the live faculty webinars but will not be required to submit assignments for credit.
If you take a few courses and decide you want to officially enroll in a degree program, you can gain academic credit for Lite versions or Audit-No Credit versions by paying the difference between these course fees and a normal academic fee, successfully completing quizzes, submitting your reflection journals and delivering a Final Creative Assignment that will be graded.
Live Virtual Classroom: Study that takes place within Ubiquity University, in which Ubiquity academic coursework is accomplished through attendance in Live Webinars, with faculty and student interaction being a part of the Live Webinar content. To receive academic credit, you must not miss more than 3 live sessions, you must complete the quizzes and submit any other required assignments (if any), and a final creative assignment for grading at the degree level you are enrolled in.
Internal Online Independent Study: Study that takes place within Ubiquity University, in which Ubiquity academic online coursework is engaged in independently on one’s own and does not include faculty interaction. To receive academic credit, you must complete the quizzes and submit your reflection journals and final creative assignment for grading at the degree level you are enrolled in.
The rules guiding our assignment collection and grading process can be found here: Ubiquity University Grading Policy
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We allow students at all academic levels to participate in our online courses. However, those students who are enrolled in MA or PhD programs are expected to offer a more sophisticated analysis on reflection tasks, writing assignments, and in the final creative assignment. You will be graded commensurate with your degree level. Except for the Final Creative Assignment, word counts are offered as guidelines. If you need to exceed the word counts to submit an MA or PhD level response, you may feel free to do so as long as the word count expansion is reasonable and necessary.
Course Contact Information:
Live Virtual Classroom macrocourses are delivered by faculty in live Zoom sessions. You will have a course facilitator who is available to answer questions and offer additional assistance and that information will be provided to you upon registration. Please do not email faculty directly with any technology or registration issues.
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