Course: Cultivate a Sense of Belonging2024-02-09T19:42:55+00:00

Cultivate a Sense of Belonging

Where cultures, experiences, and identities are honored

  • 10 hours, self-paced, online
  • Single course: $100
  • 3-course inclusive and equitable pathway bundle: $275
  • Option for continuing education credits with UCSD: $150
  • Digital Promise micro-credential, coming soon

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To enroll in a 3-course inclusive and equitable pathway bundle, click here

Cultivate a Sense of Belonging Course Overview

This course dives into creating a sense of belonging for all learners where their cultures, identities and experiences are honored and a variety of perspectives are represented and honored.

COURSE MODULES
Modules will include videos, lessons, reflection activities, checks for understanding, additional resources and a performance task to apply what you learn.

MODULE WHAT YOU’LL BE ABLE TO DO
Module 1
Introduction
Describe what inclusive & equitable learning is, why it is important, and how to cultivate a sense of belonging to create more inclusive & equitable learning environments
Module 2
Honor learner cultures
Practice culturally responsive teaching to center learners’ cultural diversity as an asset
Module 3
Address systemic inequities
Audit your policies and routines and revise them to address systemic inequities
Module 4
Curate inclusive curriculum intentionally
Audit your curriculum & instructional resources and revise as needed to make more inclusive
Module 5
Reflection
Reflect on practices


Course
Competencies

Honor learner cultures

I practice culturally responsive teaching to center learners’ cultural diversity as an asset.

Curate inclusive curriculum intentionally

I audit my curriculum and instructional resources to ensure they represent diverse voices, stories, and perspectives, particularly from marginalized identities.

Address systemic inequities

I co-design a learning community with equitable policies, rituals, and routines (ie, homework policy, late work policy, summer reading choices, materials for projects, etc), addressing the historical marginalization of youth due to race, gender identity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, learning differences and/or behaviors.

Course Enrollment

Enrollment includes:

  • 1 year of access to the course in the Thinkific platform
  • Access to an online community of learner-centered educators.
  • Access to team members available to answer questions within 48 hours.
  • Certificate of completion upon finishing course

Course Credit Options

MICRO-CREDENTIALS

Earn a Digital Promise micro-credential—a digital certification verifying your competence in a specific skill or set of skills.

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CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS

Upon approval of your performance task receive 1.5 quarter units of post-baccalaureate, salary-scale applicable credit offered by UCSD.

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