Dying2Learn

A place to start the conversation

Dying2Learn is a FREE Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) that aims to provide all Australians the opportunity to learn and talk about death, dying, and palliative care. 

It is a place for you to learn, overcome the uneasiness in talking about dying and death, and share insights with the wider community. This online course will run from May 28-July 9.

Dying2Learn is delivered by CareSearch, your place of evidence on palliative care. Registration is FREE.

Who is it for?

Dying2Learn is open to any adult who has internet access.  You can join whether you are:
  • healthy or living with illness
  • young or old
  • friend, relative or a carer of a patient 
   
  

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Dying2Learn 2018 course has now closed.

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What do I get from Dying2Learn?

By the end of this course, you should be able to:
  • Think about how our society approaches dying and death, and how we talk about it.
  • Think about the ways that dying and death are portrayed in the media, history and arts, and how we are affected by this.
  • Learn about what we die of, and the role of medicine in how we die.
  • Understand what happens in the digital world when we die, think about issues related to e-literacy and dying and death, and explore how death is changing during the internet-age.
  • Reflect on the experience of discussing dying and death and how it has affected us personally, and consider the effects of open discussion about death on the general community.
All participants who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. 
  


 

Spreading the word

Know anyone from your family, friends, work, or community who might benefit from Dying2Learn? Download our resources to help you spread the word.
 
Dying2Learn Communication Kit
 

Communication Kit (2.2MB pdf)

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