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Subtitles: French, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, English, Spanish

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EthicsMeditationPositive PsychologyMindfulnessPhilosophy

Learner Career Outcomes

40%

started a new career after completing these courses

25%

got a tangible career benefit from this course
Shareable Certificate
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Beginner Level
Approx. 34 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: French, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, English, Spanish

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Welcome to the course

2 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 8 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
How to succeed in your online class?2m
5 readings
Leiden University: Facts & Figures10m
Assignments in this course2m
Meet the instructor & the team2m
Community Guidelines 5m
What is your learning path?5m
1 practice exercise
How mindful are you?30m
5 hours to complete

Introduction to Mindfulness

5 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 68 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
11 videos
Preconception - enlightenment8m
Preconception - martial magic7m
Preconception - mindlessness8m
Summary8m
Meditation lab l part 15m
Meditation Lab l part 26m
Kuyken: why mindfulness?2m
Kuyken: representation of mindfulness4m
Batchelor: coming to mindfulness3m
Batchelor: what draws others to mindfulness?2m
2 readings
Med Lab 1: Exercises5m
What is this thing called Mindfulness?30m
2 practice exercises
Check your knowledge30m
Journal after Meditation Lab 120m
Week
2

Week 2

6 hours to complete

Psychology of/& Mindfulness

6 hours to complete
16 videos (Total 116 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
16 videos
Operationalizing mindfulness10m
Measuring mindfulness11m
The problem of dis-ease11m
Mindfulness-based stress reduction10m
Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy12m
Common principles in mindfulness interventions9m
Summary6m
Meditation lab II7m
Kuyken: encountering difficulty4m
Kuyken: assessing teaching2m
Kuyken: science and Buddhism3m
Kuyken: who should teach?5m
Kuyken: 8 weeks later?4m
Batchelor: mindfulness teachers3m
Batchelor: mindfulness qualifications3m
2 readings
Med Lab 2: Exercises5m
Psychology of/& Mindfulness1h
3 practice exercises
How stressed are you?30m
Check your knowledge30m
Journal after Meditation Lab 230m
Week
3

Week 3

6 hours to complete

Philosophy of/& Mindfulness

6 hours to complete
16 videos (Total 126 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
16 videos
Buddhism and sati10m
Vipassana and samatha11m
Zen8m
Daoism10m
Stoicism11m
Modernity and mindfulness12m
Summary6m
Meditation lab III8m
Kuyken: Buddhism and other traditions3m
Batchelor: was Buddha a therapist?6m
Batchelor: secular dharma5m
Batchelor: Pali canon3m
Batchelor: is dharma always Buddhism?3m
Batchelor: dharma needn't be Buddhist2m
Batchelor: towards modern dharma4m
2 readings
Med Lab 3: Exercises5m
Philosophy of/& Mindfulness55m
1 practice exercise
Journal after Meditation Lab 330m
Week
4

Week 4

6 hours to complete

Politics of/& Mindfulness

6 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 80 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
10 videos
Mindful utopias and distopias11m
Martial mindfulness10m
Mindfulness in education10m
The mindfulness industry10m
Summary9m
Meditation lab IV4m
Kuyken: mindfulness in society3m
Batchelor: mindfulness in society5m
Batchelor: commercialism and mindfulness3m
2 readings
Med Lab 4: Exercises5m
Politics of/& Mindfulness1h 15m
1 practice exercise
Journal after Meditation Lab 430m

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