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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 for Fall 2021 Mini Courses will be posted as they are determined. 

 

Topics and dates (Spring 2021):

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.