University of Colorado Boulder
Storying the Self: Telling our Stories
University of Colorado Boulder

Storying the Self: Telling our Stories

This course is part of Storying the Self for Leadership and Creativity Specialization

Taught in English

Linds Roberts

Instructor: Linds Roberts

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level

Recommended experience

6 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

What you'll learn

  • Ask for and receive feedback on our work.

  • Reflect on the ways narratives shift over time and evolving life experiences.

  • Be ready to share our stories publicly.

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level

Recommended experience

6 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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This course is part of the Storying the Self for Leadership and Creativity Specialization
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There are 4 modules in this course

Many factors go into whether and how we share aspects of ourselves. This week we'll explore the concepts of a 'soft launch' and 'soft landing' that can encourage meaningful growth and risk-taking in the ways that will help you move forward in leadership and creative contexts.

What's included

2 videos3 readings1 discussion prompt

Our stories are re-shaped and evolving all the time, both personally and culturally. We’re not fixed and neither are our experiences. This week we'll hear about the ways stories passed down through generations shift and evolve, and consider these shifts in our own lives.

What's included

1 video3 readings1 discussion prompt1 plugin

Giving and receiving feedback can be vulnerable, joyful, and can deepen relationships, even when there is room and respect to navigate conflict or differences. This week we are exploring micro-strategies for giving and receiving feedback in leadership and creative contexts in ways that are mindful of social identities and exisiting relationships.

What's included

1 video2 readings2 discussion prompts1 plugin

As the final course project, you'll choose one of your creative pieces or leadership stories to develop further and share publicly. This could be a story or piece you have developed on your own, or something you created based on one of the course prompts. The final assignment guides you through the process of planning to share this story of yourself with others in ways that feel supportive and meaningful.

What's included

1 video1 peer review1 plugin

Instructor

Linds Roberts
University of Colorado Boulder
3 Courses1,794 learners

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