Unconscious Bias for Students

Tailored Specifically for Students
Tailored Specifically for Students

Enabling students critique staff & services without bias.

Developed with the University of Edinburgh
Developed with the University of Edinburgh

Designed to enable their 37,000 students to be more fair-minded.

Tailored Specifically for Students
Tailored Specifically for Students

Enabling students critique staff & services without bias.

COURSE OVERVIEW

The 1st unconscious bias course tailored specifically for students

The effectiveness of this course stems from the tough questions it asks. Students will need to carefully consider their self-awareness of bias, the power of prejudice and how they can commit to equality, diversity and inclusion.

The factors influencing our biases grow, as we grow older. While we do not have to feel guilty about our unconscious biases, it is important we address them, especially when they can negatively affect our views about university staff and services, possibly for arbitrary reasons.

The course has several modules that sit under three main headings.

  • What is Bias? – this section covers the understanding of what unconscious bias is, and where it comes from
  • Impact of Bias – this section focuses on the types of bias that are most common and how damaging these biases could be
  • Overcoming Bias – this section delivers crucial information that will enable students to acknowledge and overcome the biases that have been instilled in them

By the end of the course learners will be able to:

  • build an awareness of bias and unconscious bias
  • demonstrate how their biases could impact on their feelings and feedback
  • identify how to minimise the impact of their biases.

A short assessment at the end of the course will reinforce the knowledge that the students have developed throughout the course.

Course Duration: this course takes around 30 minutes to complete. Learners can bookmark their progress throughout to complete the course at their own pace.

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If you buy any of our e-learning courses you’ll get all the updates we make, so you’ll always be up-to-date with current legislation.

Learning by design

All of our e-learning courses are highly interactive with rich graphics and audio-visual content, blending a variety of question types to encourage learners to apply concepts to their daily work routine.

Easy to implement & customise

This online learning course comes with Marshall LMS (Learning Management System), which allows you to manage your e-learning and track completed training.

Our in-house developers can quickly & effectively adapt this course to your sector and organisation. You could also add your own graphics, photos & video and amend content to include your policies, procedures, and key areas.

Learning options

Every Marshall e-learning course is fully accessible, so this course is also available as:

  • spoken word audio – perfect for learning on the move
  • a voice reader compatible version as a W3C AA online workbook
  • a complimentary workbook – a printer-friendly pdf download compatible with all devices and readers.

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COURSE PARTS

This course is split into 3 parts:

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Part 1

What is Bias? – this section covers the understanding of what unconscious bias is, and where it comes from

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Part 2

Impact of Bias – this section focuses on the types of bias that are most common and how damaging these biases could be

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Part 3

Overcoming Bias – this section delivers crucial information that will enable students to acknowledge and overcome the biases that have been instilled in them

COURSE FEATURES

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Translation available
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WCAG version available
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Podcast
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Add your own photography and policies
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Customisation available, with bespoke scenarios
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Downloadable workbook
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Smartphone version
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End of course certificate
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CPD certified
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Sector specific versions available

What You Say

"I am delighted by the course that Marshall E-Learning developed for us and was especially impressed by their keenness to understand our needs and students properly. We have a strong need to help staff and students to understand unconscious bias and a course that explained the “theory” of unconscious bias with routes to further reading and help students to understand their own biases and how to address them. The final course dealt with unconscious bias in society using evaluation questionnaires that made it personal and relevant to the University of Edinburgh context."

Professor Alan F. Murray, Assistant Principal, Academic Support, University of Edinburgh

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