OpenMind FAQ

1. What exactly is covered in the program?

Please click here to see a summary of the material covered in the program.

2. Who can use OpenMind?

We now have versions available for many types of users! To learn more, click below based on the description that best fits your audience:

Academic: OpenMind can be assigned to students in college or high school classes. It can also be incorporated campus-wide, for example, as part of first-year orientation or as a common read.

CorporateA beta version of OpenMind is now available for use in companies. We are eager to partner with innovative companies who are interested in working with us to tailor OpenMind to the corporate space.

Organization/Non-profitA beta version of OpenMind is now available for use in organizations and non-profits.

Religious Community: A beta version of OpenMind is now available for use in religious communities.

Individuals: The program is also available to individuals who are interested in using it, even if they’re not affiliated with a group.

3. Is OpenMind free?

Yes! We are happy to make OpenMind freely available to all of our early users! In exchange, we hope you provide us with feedback on your experience and what we can do to improve.

4. How do I get started?

If you’d like to use the program with a group that you manage (a group of students, employees, congregants, etc.) you can get started by creating a unique access code for your cohort by clicking this link. The link will guide you through a few easy steps to generate an access code for you and your group members. It will also provide you with detailed instructions that you can share with your group.

5. Is there a way to check my group's progress?
Yes! Once you create an access code for your group, you will be able to access your dashboard. From the dashboard, you can see your group members’ progress and their scores on the graded quizzes. You can also use the dashboard to create additional access codes for new cohorts. If you have multiple groups, you can see the results of your groups separately.
6. Can I create multiple access codes?
Yes! You can create different access for the many groups that you run. This can help you stay organized and keep track of the progress of the individuals in each of your groups.
7. Can group leaders view users' results?

The individuals who create an access code for their group become “administrators.” Administrators can log into their dashboard and see the steps that each member of the group has completed, and their corresponding scores on the graded quizzes. However, in order to protect users’ privacy, administrators will never be able to see users’ actual responses to questions in the program. To learn more, please see our privacy policy.

8. What happens with users’ data?

We will analyze the anonymized data on an ongoing basis in order to improve the program and its pedagogical efficacy.

9. Can OpenMind be customized?

Yes! Please contact us if you are interested in having the program customized for your specific cohort.

10. Can OpenMind be used outside of the U.S.?

Absolutely! OpenMind is already being used in 10 countries. Please contact us if you are interested in helping us translate the program into different languages.

Have any additional questions? Please get in touch by emailing info@openmindplatform.org.