University of Michigan
Leading for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education
University of Michigan

Leading for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education

Taught in English

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4.6

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Intermediate level
Some related experience required
16 hours to complete
3 weeks at 5 hours a week
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Understand the historical narrative of institutions as well as structures that have created instances of inclusion and exclusion in universities.

  • Describe how transformational leadership is enacted for diversity, equity, and inclusion in a complex and contested environment.

  • Analyze the strategic diversity planning process and documents of a selected institution.

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There are 5 modules in this course

The system of higher education has grown from a complex history and evolving mission to serve the public good. Higher education leaders and administrators should reflect upon and consider this history and its implications for equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts on campus. This module will help you to recognize historical narratives and present day consequences on campus, from the way students are admitted to the buildings on campus.

What's included

10 videos3 readings2 quizzes2 discussion prompts

Higher education institutions have been shaped through a history of exclusion. Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Women's Colleges, and Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) are a few examples of these institutions. This module will help you to understand the various structures, schools, and organizations that have developed as a result of historical exclusion and the role each plays in equity, diversity, and inclusion on campuses across the United States.

What's included

4 videos6 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Social discourse is intertwined with modern issues faced by students on campus. Student movements develop in response to contested discourse and seek to change not only tensions on campus, but address social inequities as well. This module will provide background on contested discourse as well as highlight several student movements addressing contemporary campus issues.

What's included

1 video9 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

What's included

4 videos4 readings1 peer review

What's included

4 videos7 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

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4.8 (86 ratings)
Dr. John C. Burkhardt
University of Michigan
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