Scenario Based Learning to Support Diversity and Inclusion

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Date:
Fri, 8 Jun 2018
Time:
Time:
8:30am to 9:30am
Room: Room:
Dunwoody C
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With a strong focus on diversity, higher education leaders are emphasizing a need for increased self-awareness and ability to recognize and work with cultural differences, including in international settings (Martin & Vaughn, 2007).  To fulfill this cultural competence outcome, we constructed several scenarios that focus on teaching, research and service from STEM, social sciences and business disciplines. Diversity and inclusion concepts are embedded in each scenario (Adams, Bell, Goodman & Joshi, 2016). In small groups, participants will engage in the scenarios along with reflective writing and discussion activities as they acquire the tools to prepare, implement and evaluate scenario-based learning.    

 

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