Respect and Equity in Digital Learning Resources


Respect and Equity in Digital Learning Resources (Thursday, February 10, 3:00 - 4:00 pm CT) Increasingly, students are spending significant amounts of their learning time engaging with digital learning resources and products, faculty and administrators are increasingly relying on data from those digital learning tools, and the pandemic has only accelerated the process. Understanding how digital learning resources may increase, decrease, or maintain inequity is vitally important for the health of learners, teachers, and society. In this talk we will look at digital learning resources or more broadly educational technology (ed-tech) through the lens of diversity, equity and inclusion. We will [...]

Respect and Equity in Digital Learning Resources2022-02-09T10:51:25+00:00

Equity Challenges & Making DEI Work for You


Equity Challenges & Making DEI Work for You Date: 1/26/2022 Time: 3:00 PM CT We will engage in a discussion on what diversity, equity, and inclusion can mean to your organization, including how to tie it back to your organizational goals. Register at: 

Equity Challenges & Making DEI Work for You2022-02-05T03:55:19+00:00

Center of Excellence – HSEM : Subcommittee Highlights


Center of Excellence – HSEM : Subcommittee Highlights Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) An integral part of the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion project for the Center of Excellence for Homeland Security & Emergency Management. The goal is to develop student experiential learning opportunities by developing a plan to promote, support and disseminate research regarding diversity and inclusion in Emergency Management. Outcomes: • Highlight innovative diversity and inclusion practices enhancing community resilience. • Building the social equity and diversity value into our community and technical college systems. • Identify and integrate EDI concepts into the emergency management curriculum [...]

Center of Excellence – HSEM : Subcommittee Highlights2021-09-27T18:54:29+00:00

Highlights for 2020-2021


Highlights for 2020-2021 Expansion and Diversification of our Advisory Board Our Center’s primary goal for the 2020-2021 year was to create practical ways to enhance diversity and inclusion in our all-hazard career pathways. As a result, we expanded and diversified our Advisory Board to include members representing our diverse communities and career pathways. Our new diverse Board allows for a more broad discussion on the growth and commitment to reaching a more diverse student population. In addition, it brings forth the conversion about the process to expand the curriculum to include topics such as systemic racism and implicit bias [...]

Highlights for 2020-20212022-02-24T00:41:40+00:00

Diversity: The Invisible Side


By Kellie Hale I don’t believe the term “diversity” should be viewed as a buzzword or fad. It is an important word that should continue to be a part of a person’s lexicon. For me, there is not a day that goes by where I don’t learn something new when it comes to diversity. Recently, I learned the term “invisible diversity” from one of my Advisory Board members, Michele Turner. In talking with Michele, she mentioned how invisible diversity is an integral part of emergency management and everyday life. That diversity is not only what a person sees on the [...]

Diversity: The Invisible Side2021-04-29T21:47:13+00:00
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