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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: Advocating Social Justice and Change

Incoming MSW students are expected to complete sections 1-4 of this online course. We ask that you take time to complete sections 1-4 of the MOOC prior to Fall SEED New Student Orientation (August 25-August 28, 2020). Each module in the MOOC will take from one to two hours to complete. There are four modules to complete.

Below is information on how to access the University of Michigan School of Social Work's MOOC, Social Work: Advocating Social Justice and Change.

How to Begin:

  1. Click here to access the edX course enrollment page.
  2. Click the green "Enroll Now" button.
  3. Create an edX account with your UMICH 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. Select "Audit This Course". There is no fee involved.
  5. You will receive an email to activate your edX account. Please follow the instructions in the email.
  6. You will then be able to go to your dashboard and view the course.
  7. Once in the course, click on the "Upgrade Now" link, and when prompted at the payment screen, use the code 2765AO3A2A6736MF to receive unlimited access for free.
  8. After redeeming the code, please start with the first module, "Getting Started."

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