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Open Mind

A Flexible & Customizable Program

OpenMind helps learners build positive skills and habits for constructive dialogue. It includes 8 online lessons and 4 (optional) peer-to-peer conversations. As a program administrator, you can control the program’s settings to meet the needs of your learning environment. For each of your cohorts, you can set a specific schedule for your learners and choose whether to include peer-to-peer conversations. Over the course of the program, learners will receive reminder emails to help them stay on track.

A Flexible & Customizable Program

OpenMind helps learners build positive skills and habits for constructive dialogue. It includes 8 online lessons and 4 (optional) peer-to-peer conversations. As a program administrator, you can control the program’s settings to meet the needs of your learning environment. For each of your cohorts, you can set a specific schedule for your learners and choose whether to include peer-to-peer conversations. Over the course of the program, learners will receive reminder emails to help them stay on track.

8 Interactive Online Lessons

Our research-based lessons weave together psychological concepts with interactive practice scenarios. Each lesson is adaptive, tailoring itself to meet learners where they are. Lessons take approx. 30 minutes to complete and can be assigned as homework. Each lesson includes graded quiz questions to test comprehension.

Developing a Shared Language: OpenMind at William & Mary

Dr. Drew Stelljes, AVP of Student Engagement and Leadership at The College of William & Mary, shares how OpenMind fostered mutual understanding across differences and increased engagement in classroom discussions.

8 Interactive Online Lessons

Our research-based lessons weave together psychological concepts with interactive practice scenarios. Each lesson is adaptive, tailoring itself to meet learners where they are. Lessons take approx. 30 minutes to complete and can be assigned as homework. Each lesson includes graded quiz questions to test comprehension.

Developing a Shared Language: OpenMind at William & Mary

Dr. Drew Stelljes, AVP of Student Engagement and Leadership at The College of William & Mary, shares how OpenMind fostered mutual understanding across differences and increased engagement in classroom discussions.

4 Guided Peer-to-Peer Conversations

This optional feature allows learners to break into pairs and meet for 45-minute peer-to peer conversations. This provides accountability, builds social connection, and provides an opportunity for learners to practice applying their skills. Guides and exercises are included within the program.

4 Guided Peer-to-Peer Conversations

This optional feature allows students to break into pairs and meet for 45-minute peer-to peer conversations. This provides accountability, builds social connection, and provides an opportunity for learners to practice applying their skills. Guides and exercises are included within the program.

Data-Driven Outcomes

The program brings rigorous psychology research to life in an engaging, practical, and accessible format. Assessments are embedded within the program to track outcomes. Administrators can view learners’ progress and quiz scores from their Admin Dashboard.

Data-Driven Outcomes

The program brings rigorous psychology research to life in an engaging, practical, and accessible format. Assessments are embedded within the program to track outcomes. Administrators can view learners’ progress and quiz scores from their Admin Dashboard.

Our Outcomes

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of Learners Increase Warmth Towards "Others"

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of Learners Increase in Intellectual Humility

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of Learners Feel More Comfortable Sharing Their Views

Resource Library

Each step of OpenMind corresponds to an extensive array of essays, videos, academic articles, and books. Administrators can draw from these resources to build their own curricula or to provide a deeper exploration of the material covered in the online program.

Resource Library

Each step of OpenMind corresponds to an extensive array of essays, videos, academic articles, and books. Administrators can draw from these resources to build their own curricula or to provide a deeper exploration of the material covered in the online program.

Skill-Building Workshops

Our online learning program can be paired with experiential workshops to provide participants with the opportunity to practice the skills they learned online in a structured, face-to-face, setting.

Skill-Building Workshops

Our online learning program can be paired with experiential workshops to provide participants with the opportunity to practice the skills they learned online in a structured, face-to-face, setting.

What People Are Saying

OpenMind is very easy to understand, and it actually held my attention the whole way through. I WANTED to learn more, and I think my peers will feel the same.

– College Student

 

[M]y class has completed the OpenMind assignment and loved it. All of them said they learned something…but a couple said it was life changing.”

– Professor, Nashville State Community College

OpenMind enabled my students to consider how to begin constructive dialogue with opposing viewpoints. I received a lot of positive feedback from them on this activity.

– Professor, Valencia College

 

What People Are Saying

[OpenMind] is very easy to understand, and it actually held my attention the whole way through. I WANTED to learn more, and I think my peers will feel the same.

– College Student

 

[M]y class has completed the OpenMind assignment and loved it. All of them said they learned something…but a couple said it was life changing.

– Professor, Nashville State Community College

OpenMind enabled my students to consider how to begin constructive dialogue with opposing viewpoints. I received a lot of positive feedback from them on this activity.

– Professor, Valencia College

 

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more constructive dialogue in your classroom today.

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