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Mini-Courses

To register for a mini-course, please click HERE.

 

How do mini-courses work?

 

Definition:

Mini-Courses are short duration trainings that consist of a 2-hour webinar presentation/discussion plus a short reflection paper.

FIVE mini-course sessions plus reflection papers per session equal ONE credit.

Earn up to THREE credits through UND.

 

Topics and dates:

Self-Care: (1 credit) 5 sessions and reflection papers of various ways to manage fatigue, stress, expectations

January 13 – Managing COVID Fatigue Part 1

January 20 – Managing COVID Fatigue Part 2

January 27 – TBD

February 3 – The Role of the Mindful Teacher

February 10 – Yoga, Meditation, Breathing Techniques, Relaxation

 

Social Justice: (1 credit) 5 sessions and reflection papers dealing with various aspects of social justice

February 16 – Social Justice Overview

February 23 – Implicit Bias/Exploring Your Own Bias

March 2 – Social Justice in ND Schools/System Change

March 9 – Social Justice in Your Classroom/Lesson Plans

March 16 – Action Steps and Resources

 

Racial Justice: (1 credit) 5 sessions and reflection papers dealing with various aspects of racial justice

March 24 – Talking about Race

March 31 – Privilege and Intersectionality

April 7 – Microaggressions and Tone Policing

April 14 – Educational Survival and the School to Prison Pipeline

April 21 – Abolitionist Teaching

 

General/Reflective Practice: (1 credit) 5 sessions and reflection papers of any of the above three topics

 

When:

Mini-Courses will be offered weekly from 7:00-9:00 PM via ZOOM.

Mini-course sessions will begin January 13, 2021 and run through April 21, 2021.

Self-Care and Racial Justice topics will be presented on Wednesdays.

Social Justice sessions will be presented on Tuesdays.

 

How:

Register and pay an initial fee for access to the course and participate in any or all sessions.

Once you register, the ZOOM link will be emailed to you.

 

Requirements:

Participate in the ZOOM webinar.

Write a reflective paper.

 

Credit: 

For credit, participants must participate in 5 sessions (live or recorded).

1, 2, or 3 credit(s) available through UND at the cost of $50 per credit.

To register for a mini-course, please click HERE.