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The Role of Higher Education in Times of Crisis: Healing Strategies for Educators

Colleges and universities have a long-standing role in advancing civil discourse. How can we lead our communities in a meaningful and healing way when we are geographically displaced and relying on remote, online communication? For academic leaders and faculty who are challenged with effective communication during a time of social unrest, this free Magna Online Seminar provides direction for leaders to provide healing, helping, education, and engagement.

Students come together in protest and masks during times of crisis

Purchase Options

Registration for the 1-week on-demand individual access option for this online seminar is free. No coupon code required.

What are the learning goals?

Upon completion of this seminar, you’ll be able to:

  • Explain the psychological and social motivations driving the current social unrest
  • Apply solutions to create a supportive online community
  • Demonstrate effective listening and communicating among groups with diverse views
  • Create an action plan for short- and long-term strategies to effect change

Who should attend?

  • Academic leaders
  • Faculty
  • Higher education staff

Why you don’t want to miss this!

Global protests against racism and police brutality following the death of George Floyd come at a time when the world is already reeling from significant setbacks due to necessary changes related to stopping the spread of COVID-19. Higher education leadership has a responsibility to provide a platform for open and constructive discourse on all issues, even “difficult” topics.

While higher educator is already facing the almost insurmountable challenge of immediately ceasing in-person teaching and shifting to remote online delivery while maintaining high quality education and keeping students on track, this free online seminar provides direction for leaders to provide healing, helping, education, and engagement in these turbulent times.

What’s included?

Your seminar registration includes the following:

  • On-demand access
  • Downloadable PowerPoint presentations from the speaker
  • Written transcript
  • Supplemental materials
  • 100% satisfaction guarantee

There is no limit to how many times the seminar is accessed while available on-demand.

Additional Detail

Weary from an unprecedented shift in work that created stress, trauma, and anxiety, academic leaders and educators are now faced with a social climate that is difficult and requires action.  To add further challenges, many are regulated to remote and online working, which often presents communication barriers. Participants of this free seminar will receive actionable advice to help create healing, positive, and healthy discourse in a time of global trauma.

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Product Code: OC20ID

Campus Access License

With the purchase of the optional Campus Access License, registrants are granted a license to download the program contents to a password-protected network, server, or website for additional staff use. You will receive information on downloading the contents of the program within 3-5 business days after payment has been received by Magna.

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Students come together in protest and masks during times of crisis

Purchase Options

*On-demand access begins on date of purchase.

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, you may cancel the order within 30 days of purchase and receive a full refund.

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