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Introduction to Social Work MOOC

What is a MOOC?

MOOC is a massive open online course. The U-M School of Social Work has a MOOC about social work and our school to help you get ready for entering the SSW this fall.

Social Work Practice: Meeting Challenges of a New Era

Incoming MSW students are expected to complete this online course. We ask that you take time to complete the MOOC prior to Fall SEED New Student Orientation (Aug 29-Aug 31, 2017). Each module in the MOOC will take from one to two hours to complete. There are 5 modules in the online course.

Below is information on how to access the University of Michigan School of Social Work's MOOC, Social Work: Meeting the Challenges of a New Era.

How to Begin:

  1. Click here to access the course enrollment page.
  2. Click the blue "Enroll in SW101X" button.
  3. Create an edX Edge account with your email address, name (which will not be public), username (which will be visible to others in the course), and a password of your choosing.
  4. You will receive an email to activate your account. Please follow the instructions in the email.
  5. You will then be able to go to your dashboard and view the course. Please start with the first module, "Getting Started."
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