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    e-Workshop: Books of Conscience

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    e-Workshop: Books of Conscience

    January 1, 2017 - March 31, 2017

    $20

    Welcome to the online educator workshop Books of Conscience.  Learning occurs when interest and the need-to-know intertwine.  This course combines comprehensive information on human rights, the spiral of injustice, and the ACTs that encourage becoming an upstander.

    Course objectives: • identify the thirty articles of Universal Declaration of Human Rights and how they evolved • analyze the spiral of injustice • define the terms empathy, bystander and upstander • evaluate the role of an upstander in interrupting the devolution of injustice • focus on the ACTs (Ask, Choose, Teach) that each individual can take to confront biased language and prejudiced behavior • read selected “Book of Conscience” • recognize the value of books in empathizing with others, combating injustice and promoting social activism • identify specific examples relating to each level of the spiral of injustice and to bring to life human rights
     

    Course requirements: Complete online Modules 1 and 2. Post online reactions to Module 1 and 2 by writing a reflective response on the materials provided in each module. (Cite specific resources whenever possible.) Select and read a book of conscience from the course list. Post a review of the selected Book of Conscience –  including references to the UDHR, examples from the spiral of injustice and application to the teaching experience.

    Course content: The e-Workshop: Books of Conscience is conducted electronically through the Center’s e-Classroom at classroom.wassmuthcenter.org

    Course fee: $20 payable through the Wassmuth Center’s online registration

    register_now_orangeRegistration process:

    1. Click the registration link to register for e-Workshop and pay fee.
    2. Click e-Classroom and scroll to “Educator Workshop: Books of Conscience.” Click in the module and register with a self-selected username and password.
    3. When payment and module registration are confirmed, you will receive an email verification with authorization to access the workshop module.
    4. OPTIONAL: Register for one professional development credit from Boise State University at https://acecreek.boisestate.edu/wconnect/CourseStatus.awp?&course=KE173CIF4656

    Details

    Start:
    January 1, 2017
    End:
    March 31, 2017
    Cost:
    $20

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    Venue

    Wassmuth Center for Human Rights
    777 South 8th Street
    Boise, ID 83702 United States
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    Phone:
    208-345-0304
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