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    Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

    Flexible deadlines

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    Beginner Level

    Approx. 11 hours to complete

    Suggested: 5 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/ week...

    English

    Subtitles: English

    Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

    Week
    1
    3 hours to complete

    What is on Your Mind?

    3 videos (Total 12 min), 9 readings, 1 quiz
    3 videos
    Course Introduction3m
    Genetic data: Practices of disclosure7m
    9 readings
    Course Overview10m
    Meet the instructors & the team5m
    Welcome to Leiden University5m
    Community Guidelines & Academic Toolkit10m
    Complete our short survey10m
    Sources and video material30m
    How do you extract DNA?5m
    Download your Learning journal3m
    Learning journal - Step 120m
    1 practice exercise
    What do you think about genetic privacy?30m
    Week
    2
    2 hours to complete

    Open up Your Mind

    2 videos (Total 7 min), 3 readings
    2 videos
    What is genetic privacy?5m
    3 readings
    Interview with George Church10m
    Sources and video material30m
    Learning journal - Step 230m
    Week
    3
    3 hours to complete

    Connect your mind

    4 videos (Total 12 min), 4 readings
    4 videos
    How can art enrich the debate around genetic privacy?5m
    Art as a space for disruption - Intro36s
    Art as a space for disruption5m
    4 readings
    Sources and video material30m
    Interview with bioartist Adam Zaretsky4m
    Sources and video material30m
    Learning journal - Step 330m
    Week
    4
    4 hours to complete

    Make up your mind

    5 videos (Total 16 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
    5 videos
    Podcast CEO of Hartwig Medical Foundation4m
    Podcast Patient3m
    Podcast Mother of three3m
    Podcast Professor of digital cultures4m
    2 readings
    Source and video material30m
    Learning journal - Step 41h
    1 practice exercise
    Let's recap!30m
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    Top reviews from Mind of the Universe - Genetic Privacy: should we be concerned?

    By RHMay 22nd 2018

    Great information on a topic that I have never really given much attention to. Great instructor and the course is well laid out. Strongly recommended.

    Instructors

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    Lotte Pet

    Art historian and artist
    Faculty of Humanities, Leiden University
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    Robert Zwijnenberg

    Professor of Art and Science Interactions
    Faculty of Humanities, Leiden University

    About Universiteit Leiden

    Leiden University is one of Europe's foremost research universities. This prominent position gives our graduates a leading edge in applying for academic posts and for functions outside academia. Leiden University is the oldest university in the Netherlands. It was founded in February 1575, as a gift from William of Orange to the citizens of Leiden after they had withstood a long siege by the Spanish. Our motto is: Praesidium Libertatis — Bastion of Liberty....

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