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

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This course is open to professionals interested in learning more about leadership in higher education for a changing demographic or interested in developing their own leadership skills. The very idea that individuals can be taught to lead is not without its skeptics. Reasonable people, even some scholars in the field, point to the important traits, skills, and attributes that are observed in many visible leaders and contend that certain qualities necessary for effective leadership are not easily transmitted. To accept this premise and conclude that some people are born as natural leaders and others cannot be expected to lead at all is to make a mistake at the other end of the logical spectrum. We believe that leadership can be taught as long as it is concurrently nurtured, that most people possess a constellation of strengths around which they can construct their own leadership philosophy and approach, and that leadership development programming—if done well—can be transformative for organizers and participants. Course Level Objectives: Understand the historical narrative of institutions as well as institutional structures that have created instances of inclusion and exclusion in colleges and universities. Describe how transformational leadership is enacted for diversity, equity, and inclusion in a complex and contested environment. Compare legislative, governance, and public accountability and expectations in relation to contemporary issues in higher education. Analyze the strategic diversity planning process and documents of a selected institution. Recommend innovations and opportunities for transformational change at various levels of the ecological model using the strategic diversity planning process as a tool....

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創建者 SP

Aug 23, 2017

This is must take class for anyone in Higher Education! Learn more about diversity! So relevant for everything going on in the world today!

創建者 SL

May 04, 2018

Excellent course for anyone in, or preparing for, a leadership position in higher education.

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創建者 Kristi Harrison

Sep 25, 2018

It may sound melodramatic but I can honestly say that this course was life-changing. While I was already passionate about issues surrounding equity, diversity, and inclusion, this course galvanized my commitment and showed me that leading for equity, diversity, and inclusion is LEADING period. This course could help any person be a more inspiring, effective, and inclusive leader, regardless of whether that person's job officially deals with equity and inclusion.

創建者 Alvaro Rojas Pena

Jun 12, 2018

Fantastic material, online resources are user friendly. All can be applied to real life!

創建者 Scott Leppla

May 04, 2018

Excellent course for anyone in, or preparing for, a leadership position in higher education.

創建者 Claudia Gordijo

Feb 09, 2018

It's a great course. Informative and very need for who wants to learn more about issues related to equity, diversity and inclusion and leadership in higher education.

創建者 Evan R Murphy

Oct 23, 2017

Excellent course for anyone interested in learning more about diversity, inclusion, and equity in higher education. Course exposes the learner to the histories of exclusion which have shaped the American higher education landscape, how to identify bias of consciousness, and provides the opportunity to articulate what you have obtained by examining a diversity strategic plan. Would recommend not only for those in higher education, but for anyone interest in creating more diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplaces and societies.

創建者 Ekaterina Solovyeva

Sep 25, 2017

The course is stimulating, but the materials can be long-winded; some of the readings are 50+ pages long, and it can be tough to assess which parts are relevant to the assignments and in how much depth to study them. That being said, the course provides excellent readings on diversity, equity, and inclusion and approaches the topic critically, not just from a standpoint of creating new programs, but emphasizing the need for institutional transformation.

創建者 Marie Michelle Rosemond

Aug 28, 2017

Very well organized. Excellent assignments and tools.

創建者 Sarah Pesi

Aug 23, 2017

This is must take class for anyone in Higher Education! Learn more about diversity! So relevant for everything going on in the world today!

創建者 Oscar Fonseca Lozano

Aug 18, 2017

Very interesting course and easy to follow. Sometimes a bit slow, since I suppose it's how the professor feels comfortable in front of the camera. Thanks for making this available to the world!