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Beginner Level

Approx. 12 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

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Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Approx. 12 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

17 minutes to complete

Queering the Schoolhouse

17 minutes to complete
4 videos (Total 7 min), 1 reading
4 videos
Daryl Boyd2m
Suraj Uttamchandani, PhD1m
Gender Pronouns and Why They Matter2m
1 reading
Course Disclaimer10m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Allyship and Advocacy

4 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 44 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
10 videos
What Queer Means To Me3m
Dr. Brenda J. Allen on Allyship2m
Building Your Ally Toolbox5m
Reflections On Privilege - Part 14m
Reflections On Privilege - Part 23m
Reflections On Privilege - Part 36m
Reflections On Privilege - Part 44m
Reflections On Privilege - Part 56m
Back To The Ally Toolbox2m
6 readings
Allyship, Accomplices, and Advocates20m
What Queer Means To Me20m
Dr. Brenda J. Allen on Allyship20m
Building Your Ally Toolbox20m
Reflections On Privilege40m
Back To The Ally Toolbox20m
1 practice exercise
Allyship and Advocates Assessment30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

LGBTQ+ Experiences in Schools

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 18 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Current Circumstances4m
Trans and Nonbinary Contemporary Experiences in School2m
Gender Policing2m
Reframing Bullying As a Systemic Issue4m
An LGBTQ+ Inclusion Scenario1m
5 readings
History in School30m
Current Circumstances20m
Trans and Nonbinary Contemporary Experiences in School20m
Gender Policing10m
An LGBTQ+ Inclusion Scenario10m
1 practice exercise
LGBTQ+ Experiences in Schools Assessment30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Showing up for LGBTQ+ Students: Five Strategies

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 11 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Gay Straight Alliance (GSA)2m
School Policies4m
Never Stop Learning1m
4 readings
Contemporary Practices in LGBTQ+ Inclusion10m
Honor Students' Names and Pronouns10m
GSA10m
School Policies20m
1 practice exercise
Showing up for LGBTQ+ Students: Five Strategies Assessment30m

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