Micro Course: Discipleship for the Digital Age

Introducing our Winter 2021 Micro Course on Discipleship for the Digital Age! This course trains participants in how to build community and foster discipleship online.

Join Dr. Emily Harburg for this 4-week course course

Feb 17th & March 3rd, 24th, 31st
6-7:30pm CT 

Upon completion participants will receive an endorsement (Continuing Education Unit) from the Grow Center for Church & Mission, Northern Seminary.

  • Free to current students, not seeking academic credit (0 credit hours)
  • Current students seeking academic credit will be charged at their current tuition rate
  • $39 for alumni
  • $109  for the general public.




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Dr. Emily Harburg is the Director Emerging Technology & Innovation at Education First. She is also a Co-Founder of Brave Initiatives, an organization which helps girls build confidence in coding, design, and leadership for social impact. Emily received her Ph.D. in Technology and Social Behavior at Northwestern University where she developed and researched online tools to improve motivation, collaboration, and self-efficacy.

Emily has industry experience working at Walt Disney Imagineering in the Disney Research behavioral sciences team and as a UX research intern at Facebook. She has worked in the nonprofit sectors as an intern at Citizen Schools, helping support STEM learning, and AccionEmprendora, helping to empower female microentrepreneurs. She also co-founded Youth Lead the Change, a global youth leadership organization that empowers youth to reach their full potential as leaders.





Northern Seminary students contact Kent Lau at the Grow Center: klau@seminary.edu 

Northern Seminary alumni and general public register here:



Session 1: Title & Instructor

Benefits and Downsides of Online Communities
Feb 17, 2021 6:00 PM CT

Session 2: Title & Instructor

How to Foster Social Support and Connectedness Online
Mar 03, 2021 6:00 PM CT

Session 3: Title & Instructor

Creating Psychological Safety and Inclusion Online
Mar 24, 2021 6:00 PM CT

Session 4: Title & Instructor

Utilizing Technology to Foster Mentorship and Discipleship
Mar 31, 2021 6:00 PM CT

Questions about content on this page? Contact Mike Moore at mdmoore@seminary.edu

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