Course curriculum

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    Week 1: From Close Reading to Attentive Listening

    • Introductory Video + Learning Journal

    • Optional Introductory Reading

    • Close Reading Assignment + Discussion

    • Reflective Writing Prompt

    • Week 1 Podcast: From Close Reading To Attentive Listening

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    Week 2: Where Does Meaning Live?

    • Introductory Video + Learning Journal

    • Optional Introductory Reading

    • Close Reading Assignment + Discussion

    • Reflective Writing Prompt

    • Week 2 Podcast: Where Does Meaning Live?

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    Week 3: Metaphor and Symbolism

    • Introductory Video + Learning Journal

    • Optional Introductory Reading

    • Close Reading Assignment + Discussion

    • Reflective Writing Prompt

    • Week 3 Podcast: Metaphor and Symbolism

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    Week 4: Perspective and Bias

    • Introductory Video + Learning Journal

    • Optional Introductory Reading

    • Close Reading Assignment + Discussion

    • Reflective Writing Prompt

    • Midterm Examination

    • Week 4 Podcast: Perspective and Bias

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    Week 5: Midterm Break

    • Optional Midterm Exercise

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    Week 6: Temporality

    • Introductory Video + Learning Journal

    • Optional Introductory Reading

    • Close Reading Assignment + Discussion

    • Reflective Writing Prompt

    • Week 5 Podcast: Temporality and the Lived Experience of Illness/Pain

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    Week 7: Counter-Narratives

    • Introductory Video + Learning Journal

    • Optional Introductory Reading

    • Close Reading Assignment + Discussion

    • Reflective Writing Prompt

    • Week 6 Podcast: Counter-Narratives and Social Justice

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    Week 8: Caregiving & Self-Care

    • Introductory Video + Learning Journal

    • NOT Optional Introductory Reading :)

    • Close Reading Assignment + Discussion

    • Reflective Writing Prompt

    • Week 7 Podcast: Caregiving and Self-Care

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    Week 9: The Embodied Storyteller (Capstone)

    • Introductory Video + Learning Journal

    • Optional Introductory Reading

    • The Embodied Storyteller (Capstone)

    • Woven Poetry

    • Week 8 Podcast: Embodiment and Performativity

    • Final "Exam"

    • Post-Course Survey

    • Optional: Leave Us A Google Review!

Pricing options

If you cannot afford the registration price because of present hardship, please contact us at narrative to discuss scholarships.

FAQ

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Instructor(s)

Julia Schneider

Instructor

Julia Schneider holds a Master’s in Literature from University of Texas at Austin and is a graduate of Columbia University’s professional certification in Narrative Medicine. She owns RISE Wellness Center in Austin TX where she mentors pain care professionals in massage and yoga therapy for persisting pain. She is also the co-founder and director of NarrativeRx, an online learning community for providers, patients, teachers, and activists interested in deepening their listening skills through literature, philosophy, and the arts.