Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Yes, there are no preqrequisites for the course. One of the course goals is to initiate engagement between participants and UNC researchers/staff. So while some of the concepts may be challenging, we hope that you will learn a great deal by sharing in the experiences of other WaSH professionals.
The course is flexible in that course materials are due at the end of the four week session. Participants can complete readings, critical thinking exercises and the quiz when it is convenient for them. In order to have timely interaction, the discussion forum assignments must be completed weekly. If you plan to be traveling or without internet access you may want to consider taking a Session at a later date when you can fully participate in the course activities.
Yes, all participants must complete the Orientation Session before accessing course materials. The Orientation Session is a chance for all participants to make sure they can access course materials, upload assignments and complete quizzes. The session will also cover the basics of online learning principles.
Participants can expect to spend between 2-4 hours a week completing coursework. This time may vary by participant.
Registration for each session will close on the day the Session starts. Please note: Payments sent by wire transfer or check must be received by UNC before the registration deadline.
|Orientation||No registration required, participants must complete this session prior to access course materials.|
|Session 1||February 29, 2016|
|Session 2||March 28, 2016|
|Session 3||April 25, 2016|
The fees for all participants have been reduced in part as a result from funding from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation. Aside from this there are currently no scholarships or other aid available at this time.
The “Continuing Education Unit” (CEU) is established for recording an individual’s participation in noncredit courses, programs, and other activities. CEUs assures employers, licensing bodies and others that learners have completed activities to increase their knowledge in a given field. Please note: CEUs are in no way associated with academic credits issued by the University of North Carolina.