"We all need resilience to live a fulfilling life. With resilience, you’ll be more prepared to take on challenges, to develop your talents, skills, and abilities so that you can live with more purpose and more joy." - Eric Grietens
Mason's Resilience Badge is a fully online, asynchronous learning opportunity that will allow you to further develop your resilience through content knowledge and practices, all of which are backed by the science of resilience. Deepening your own knowledge in these areas and honing your self-awareness will allow your thinking to become more flexible, more adaptable, and more creative. This will help you when it comes to solving problems, making decisions, and building the life you want. Completing this program will contribute to your ability to thrive in college and beyond.
You will have the opportunity to:
The six modules will conclude with the development of an Individual Resilience Plan that will help you to think about resilience beyond this badge experience. This plan will support you in continuing to develop your resilience and to leverage it in reaching your goals (personal, professional, and/or academic).
By successfully completing each module, you will be able to:
By completing the requirements for each module, you will receive a Resilience Badge issued through the Education Design Lab and hosted through Acclaim. This shareable, digital file is one that you can list on your resume, add to your LinkedIn account, and use to distinguish your skillset from that of others.
Learn more about the value of earning the Resilience Badge in this video.
The workshop content is accessible via Blackboard.
To enroll in the organization, send your name, G#, and Mason email address to ResBadge@gmu.edu.
Beginning August 31, you can enroll in the Resilience Badge by logging into Blackboard. Click on Life@Mason (top right of your screen). Select Sign Up Now and then select Submit.
Student feedback from earlier versions of the Resilience Badge that was offered in a face-to-face format was positive. Read what they have to say in this article and in the testimonials below: