Unconscious Bias in FOCUS

    In this micro-learning course, Sondra Thiederman, Ph.D., focuses on 5 simple actions we can all take to disrupt our unconscious bias. Sondra is the author of 3 Keys to Defeating Unconscious Bias and the e-Learning course of the same name. In each five-minute module, you’ll learn the techniques of Awareness, Commonality, Confirmation Bias, Empathy and Pause.

    Dr. Sondra Thiederman says, “FOCUS”

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    Defeating unconscious bias is a step-by-step proposition.

    Dr. Thiederman guides the learner through a straight-forward process of five key elements of defeating unconscious bias. Each five-minute learning module is concise and to-the-point. The total program time is 25 minutes.

    Each module consists of a video in which Dr. Sondra describes a technique for identifying and defeating unconscious bias. That is followed by a brief activity as well as post-program action steps.

    These four words describe this product from SunShower Learning and Sondra Thiederman:
    Interactive, Practical, Skill-Based, Results

    “One participant in her program commented, ‘Sondra’s presentation opened my eyes to the bigger picture and has changed my point of view.’ We couldn’t have been more pleased.”

    — Dallas Porter-Stowe, Executive Director

    “I would not hesitate to recommend your work to any organization that wants to clearly understand differences, to communicate in an increasingly-diverse workplace, and to effectively manage a diverse work force. Based on both my observation and the evaluations, participants in both Edmonton and Calgary overwhelmingly gained a great deal from your program.”

    — Kerry Joyes, Former Director, Educational Enterprises

    Dr. Sondra Thiederman teaches skills that can change your relationship with your role, your colleagues and life.

    The course objectives:

    • To become more intentional about being inclusive as you work with colleagues and teams.
    • To learn the 6 relational skills (as opposed to hard analytical skills) to get the work done AND manage your relationships in the process.
    • To gain a perspective on the work you are doing and how to accomplish it with more kindness.

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    Choose the format that meets your training needs

    Give your employees access to our award-winning asynchronous Unconscious Bias in FOCUS eLearning course

    Access the Unconscious Bias in FOCUS videos, slide decks and handouts to conduct your own instructor-led training

    Self-Paced
    Online eLearning

    • Scalable and trackable
    • 24/7 on-demand
    • Consistent content
    • Install on your LMS
    • Completion certificate
    • Customizable
    • English and Spanish versions

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    Instructions

    When you purchase access to this Online Learning course and complete checkout you’ll receive an email from joel@sunshowerlearning.com with more information about how to access the course and instructions you can share with your learners.

    Do-it-Yourself
    Trainer’s Toolbox

    • Never lose a DVD or USB again
    • 24/7 on-demand
    • Train in-person or virtual
    • Zoom / Teams-friendly
    • Create custom sessions
    • Use any browser and OS
    • Unlimited usage in term

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    Instructions

    When you click “Subscribe” you’ll go through the checkout process and make payment. Then, you’ll receive an email from courses@sunshowerlearning.com with the link and login credentials.

    If you have any questions, please contact joel@sunshowerlearning.com

    FAQ: Training formats, technical details and licensing

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    In what formats is your training offered?

    We offer our training programs in three formats:
    • Self-Paced Online Learning – asynchronous e-Learning course
    • Trainer’s Toolbox – provides access to our videos, Leader’s Guide, PowerPoint files and handouts
    • Interactive Live Webinars – SunShower experts deliver training in customized workshops on Zoom

    What is Self-Paced Online Learning?

    The streaming video course includes the video and offers a bit more information and experience for learners. It’s still short – just 15 minutes! The course has a 10-question quiz at the end and offers a downloadable completion certificate.

    With a 1-year license, you can add this SCORM 1.2 course to your Learning Management System and offer it to your employees inside your own training ecosystem. You can train a handful of people or thousands. Select the level of usage you anticipate and purchase here, or book 20 minutes with Joel Lesko, SunShower’s Producer/President, to craft a custom license.

    What is the Trainer’s Toolbox and how does it work?

    The Trainer’s Toolbox is designed to replace DVDs and USBs. No more, “Who’s got the USB?” or “Uh-oh, we lost it”. All the materials that used to reside on a DVD or USB are now easily accessible from the SunShower Learning website, ready for you whenever you conduct a training. The Trainer’s Toolbox can be used for in-person or virtual training sessions, regardless of your computer’s operating system. You can play the videos full-screen and and present on Teams, Zoom and other virtual platforms.

    Your subscription includes full access to the videos as well as a downloadable Leader’s Guide, PowerPoint files and PDF handouts. And, pricing is flexible, based on team size: small (1-5 facilitators), medium (6-14 facilitators) or large (15-29 facilitators). Upon subscribing, you’ll receive an email from our website with the link and login credentials.

    How is the Self-Paced Online Learning course different from the Trainer’s Toolbox?

    The online course is designed for individual, self-paced use by logging into your own learning management system (LMS) or accessing SunShower’s online LMS. In contrast, the Trainer’s Toolbox is a set of resources (videos, a Leader’s Guide, PowerPoint files and handouts) for you and/or your team of trainers to use to conduct your own instructor-led training – in-person or on virtual platforms like Zoom.

    Are your online courses accessible?

    Accessibility is not just about captions. We are committed to the highest values of accessibility. To achieve that, our roadmap includes not only the basics – transcripts, captions, alt text, and many more features – but also the Extended Audio Description (AD) and other critical corrections. Inclusion is built into every aspect of our work. Each course is at a different stage of development.