Considering an SDGI Directed Study? Here are a few words of advice before embarking. Buckle your seat-belt! My first Directed Study mentored by David Marshak wrapped up formally over two years ago, yet it continues to “feed” me on a daily basis. I wanted to explore a technique for “letting go” to reveal a deeper […]
Lisa Housden, a member of the first cohort of learners in SDGI?s history, competed her thesis and earned her Master of Arts in SelfDesign in August. Lisa?s thesis is entitled MOMENTS OF BEAUTY: AN INQUIRY INTO AESTHETIC ENGAGEMENT. Her abstract reads as follows: ?Aesthetic engagement occurs in moments of deep connection between self and other […]
Learners describe their experience in the Masters Program at the SelfDesign Graduate Institute: “My experience of the SDGI M.A. program so far has been inspiring, enlightening, and motivating. I have been impressed by the program flexibility, and grateful for the responsiveness of program administrators who have worked with me to ensure that my own learning […]
Brett Sillers tells you, this M.A. Program will ?blow your mind?!
SDGI learners, Julie Robbins and Clarissa Tufts, describe the unique value of the August Residency in the SelfDesign M.A. Program.
Julia Jongkind and Steven Rathwell?SDGI M.A. learners?describe the way that learners selfdesign their learning in the program.
SDGI learners Steven Rathwell and Julie Robbins discuss how their M.A. program is personalized to their own interests, qualities, and aspirations and how it nurtures their learning and growth.
Four SelfDesign Graduate Institute learners describe the value they have found in their M.A. program in their relationships with faculty mentors and peers.
In the SD 501 course, Modes of Inquiry, SDGI learners are invited to express themselves in a variety of expressive forms, including writing, speaking, photography, video, and various aesthetic forms. For one assignment, Tracy Pajamaki, a first year Masters learner, created these two paintings.