Online Courses and Certificates

Online Courses and Certificates 2017-10-02T18:57:45+00:00

Gaia University offers two online certificate programs, offered twice yearly. They are open to the general public as stand-alone courses and are required for all of our Diploma and Degree programs. We also offer a short, self-paced free introductory course Regenerative Livelihoods by Design that may be started at any time – register for the free course here.

Ecosocial Design Certificate Program

Ecosocial Design Full Course Description

Certificate in Auto-Ethnography and Learning Design

nala with closed eyes1. Life and Career Review Module

4 Weeks

6-10 hours per week + two 90 minute interactive webinars

Goal:  To use your stories, backed up with evidence, to harvest and celebrate your history of learning and unlearning to date

This 2-element module requires you to produce an Output Packet (OP 1a). Formally, the Output Packet is your evidence of Prior Experiential Learning. We invite you to use an auto-ethnographic approach, to which we introduce you in the readings for the element. Your progress through this module will be greatly aided by reference to the forum posts you have made in earlier elements.

action learning pathway2. Learning Intentions and Pathway Design

4 Weeks

6-10 hours per week + two 90 minute interactive webinars

Goal:  To bring a sense of deep purpose and focused planning to your coming year, be it personally or for your Gaia U program.

You will use this 2-element module to generate an Output Packet (OP 1b) in which you:

  • Develop flexible designs for your intended projects for now, soon and later
  • Identify mentors who will provide project support beyond that offered by Gaia U
  • Show how your projects will help develop your skill flexes including those to do with generating a livelihood

You return repeatedly to your LIPD for inspiration and reflection.

Enroll in the Certificate in Auto-Ethnography and Learning Design Program Now

Thinking of enrolling in a full program?

Both of the above Certificate programs are required for graduation, and we provide significant savings for those who enroll in a Diploma or Degree from the beginning.

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