Jesus College partners with Construct to design unique online course on edX

How to deal with sexual violence as an active bystander

February 2022  |  Jesus College, Cambridge, England  |  Construct Education, London, England

Construct Education is proud to have Jesus College, one of the oldest University of Cambridge Colleges, as one of our clients. Jesus College is made up of a diverse community of undergraduates, postgraduates, Fellows, and staff that encourage open academic inquiry into the key issues of today. 

In 2021 Jesus College selected Construct to help design a one-of-a-kind course that brings together survivors, academics, and practitioners to explore the following:

  • the role individuals can play in addressing sexual harassment and violence, 
  • what options for action are available when we see this kind of behavior, 
  • and how to stay safe as an active bystander. 

The course is led by Dr. Sarah Steele, Deputy Director of Jesus College’s Intellectual Forum and a Senior Research Associate specializing in the main themes explored in this training.

Construct worked collaboratively with the Jesus College team of experts to map out the content for the course and because of our experience working on the edX platform,  provided guidance on how to write the content for edX. To ensure a rich and impactful learning experience Construct developed an engaging mix of media with the goal to push learners into the verified route.

ABOUT JESUS COLLEGE

Among the oldest University of Cambridge Colleges, Jesus College is known for its excellent teaching and academic strengths. It is a diverse community made up of undergraduates, postgraduates, Fellows and staff, from many different backgrounds and from across the world. In addition to its core educational work, one of the College’s roles is to encourage open and honest academic enquiry into the important issues of the day. 

ABOUT CONSTRUCT EDUCATION

Construct Education designs customized hybrid and online learning experiences. We’ve digitized courses for some of the most prestigious universities and organizations in the world – from short courses to full-blown MBA programs. At Construct we work with Higher Ed and K12 institutions, companies, governments, and nonprofits to bring online programs to life – no matter the starting point, platform, time, or budget.  A common goal, to unlock opportunity for our clients through transformative learning experiences, unites our teams of instructional designers, technologists, and creatives who are located in Construct offices across the US, UK, and South Africa. 

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