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Global Policies in Knowledge Democracy and Higher Education

Code: KDHE110
Apply this course towards: Knowledge Democracy in Higher Education

Course description

This course will introduce the Knowledge Democracy and Higher Education Series and the instructors and facilitators involved. The content focuses on recent reports and policy documents associated with UNESCO and the 2022 World Conference on Higher Education. Other highlights include the UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science; new ways to reinvent higher-education, knowledge-driven actions, Indigenous perspectives and more.

Learning objectives

  • Understand and be able to share information about new approaches to open science involving community actors and previously excluded knowledges
  • Reflect on the implications of recent global higher education documents for your own work and your own institution
  • Be aware of the work of the UNESCO Chair in Community-Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education and other key global networks

Certificate of Completion

This course can be taken either as a stand-alone learning opportunity or combined to receive a Knowledge Democracy in Higher Education Certificate of Completion. Each individual course in the series costs $150. However, learners committed to completing all five courses can take advantage of our discounted rate, which is applied to the final course in the series (KDHE150). Instead of paying $750 for all five modules, learners will pay $675.

If you have committed to completing all 5 courses in the Knowledge Democracy in Higher Education learning series and wish to receive a Certificate of Completion, you may register for KDHE150 at a discounted rate of $75. Please select the “Full Program” fee tab in the registration section below. 

If you wish to take this course as a stand-alone learning opportunity, the cost is $150. Please select the “Individual Course” fee tab below.

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Continuing Studies statement on use of educational technology

This course will require the use of Zoom and may use other education technology such as internet-based applications, cloud services, or social media. In order to complete this course you will be required to either consent to the disclosure of your personal information outside of Canada to enable use of these technologies, or work with the Division of Continuing Studies to explore other privacy protective options (such as using an alias or nickname).