English: Language Mindfulness for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

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Overview

English: Language Mindfulness for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Course Description

The United States was built on the value of strength in diversity. The national motto “E pluribus unum,” expresses that a unified nation comes from a rich blend of cultures. In this course, you will explore the modern expression of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the U.S. workplace.  You will examine the concepts of implicit bias, privilege, and workplace diversity; investigate your own perspectives; learn to use key vocabulary to discuss; engage in role play activities to practice cultural competence related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Increased awareness of language that supports diversity, equity, and inclusion will empower you to negotiate inappropriate situations creatively.

Course Content

POLITICAL CORRECTNESS

IMPLICIT BIAS/PRIVILEGE

RACE/ETHNICITY

SEX AND GENDER

Requirements & Materials
Prerequisites

Recommended

Materials

Required

  • A computer and stable internet connection to access virtual meetings and course material

Provided

  • Instructor will provide course materials online

Session Details

Who Should Attend

This course is for professionals from any discipline whose seek to gain increased awareness of language that supports diversity, equity, and inclusion in the American workplace. This course is designed for non-native speakers of English at intermediate to advanced levels. 

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What You Will Learn

  • Language strategies for responding in emotionally intelligent ways to unintentionally offensive language and microaggressions
  • Key vocabulary to engage creatively in role plays to demonstrate cultural competence related to diversity, equity, and inclusivity
  • Additional Essential Skills: Concepts of diversity, equity, and inclusivity in the U.S. workplace; clarity of your own ideas and perspectives about diversity, equity, and inclusivity
Working professional working on laptop

How You Will Benefit

  • Gain a heightened awareness of issues related to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the US workplace.
  • Interpret and explain your understanding and perspective on race- and gender-based bias and privilege in the workplace.
  • Employ language strategies to avoid unintentionally offensive language or microaggressions.
  • Advocate for a culture and practice of diversity, equity, and inclusion within your organization.
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An excellent experience in learning a second language because of methodology for academics and success. In addition, you gain knowledge about other cultures through personal sharing with other classmates.

- Sandra Naranjo Betancur

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