Module 1: Key Concepts in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Congratulations on completing this short course on the introduction of concepts and ideas on equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) within the work context! We hope you have learned your rights and responsibilities in the workplace as new professionals embarking on your post-graduate journeys.
We hope you have come away from this short course with an understanding that these topics covered are the first steps in the ongoing unlearning and learning process to addressing and responding to issues of discrimination and becoming active participants in integrating equity into their professional and personal lives.
Below are the learning outcomes for this that we shared with you in the Introduction section. Please take some time to review the list and see how many outcomes you achieved.
By completing this short course, you should now be able to:
- Define equity, diversity and inclusion and how they are operationalized in the workplace.
- Describe how individual, organizational, and systemic factors inter-relate and create or reinforce social exclusion/inclusion.
- Differentiate types of microaggressions and give examples related to anti-Black racism, anti-Indigenous racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia and ableism.
- Reflect on how you can create and promote inclusive, safe and respectful environments through personal and professional actions.