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Learner Career Outcomes

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

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
Leiden University: Facts & Figures10m
Community Guidelines 5m
What is your learning path?5m
Sources and video material30m
How do you extract DNA? [video]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 Church [video]10m
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 Zaretsky [video]4m
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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