ALA 320: Training in Intergroup Dialogue Facilitation

3 CREDITS  |  IN-PERSON  |  APPLICATION REQUIRED
FULFILLS: LSA SOCIAL SCIENCE DISTRIBUTION
CROSSLISTED AS: SOC 320, PSYCH 310

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Students interested in Training in Intergroup Dialogue Facilitation should read through the information below and complete an online training application.

This course is designed to give students a foundation for the effective facilitation of structured multicultural intergroup dialogues as a social justice education tool. It is intended for students who wish to facilitate intergroup dialogues in a future semester. The topics of this course include group facilitation skills and their applications in inclusive, diverse settings; group processes and dynamics involving social power; social identity group development; prejudice and stereotyping and their effects on groups; difference and dominance, and the nature of social oppression.   
 

Course requirement(s)

Departmental permission is required. Please complete the online training application. Please keep in mind that ALA 320 classes are limited and students will be admitted into the course on a rolling basis. IGR recommends submitting applications as early as possible.
 

Intended audience

For students who are interested in learning to facilitate intergroup dialogues and plan to take IGR's practicum course in a future semester.

This course is required to fulfill the facilitator track of the minor in intergroup relations education.   
 

Important dates, fall 2024

Required retreat: September 7th, 2024

Class meetings:

  • Section 001: Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. 
  • Section 002: Mondays and Wednesdays, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

 

Questions?

Email igrcourses@umich.edu

 


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