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Jul 24th 2017

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.

Average: 8 (2 votes)
Jul 17th 2017

Drawing on social science perspectives, this course will enable participants to learn what diversity is and how to use it to maximize team performance, innovation, and creativity. Participants will learn how to draw out the collective wisdom of diverse teams, handle conflict, and establish common ground rules through real-world cases and peer-to-peer discussions.

Average: 9.3 (3 votes)
Jul 17th 2017

Diversity is a fact. It is also paradoxical. We need to be capable of seeing and hearing differences in order to reap the benefits of diversity. But seeing and hearing differences hone our discriminating reflexes and can also lead to discrimination. If you take this MOOC, you will: 1. understand this paradox, 2. understand its dynamics, and 3. identify ways to manage it, so that you can better channel the diversity potential in the workplace for greater performance and innovation.

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Jul 17th 2017

What is sex? What is gender? What is sexuality? What do we mean by LGBTQIA? How are these concepts related to the workplace? How have our understandings of these terms changed over time, and how have these changes impacted work and culture? To help you answer these important questions, this course will introduce you to the exciting field of gender, sexuality, and women's studies, and to LGBTQIA identities.

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Jul 17th 2017

Join this free online course to find out how inclusive education can work, especially where resources are limited. Have you or a family member ever been excluded from any learning, social, or other activity - at work, at school or socially? You may remember how painful this experience was. Millions of children around the world are excluded from access to education because of a disability - their exclusion robs them of their potential and diminishes our society.

Average: 1.5 (2 votes)
May 9th 2017

Increase your knowledge and critical thinking skills related to diversity, human rights and social justice and injustice.

Average: 2 (1 vote)

May 3rd 2017

This course promotes the inclusion of women and LGBT people to drive innovation in academic, social and corporate environments. Because of gender stereotypes, women are still given fewer opportunities in life and they have to put more effort into making people understand their value and creativity. LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) people can also be discriminated against because of prejudices and biases.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Jan 12th 2017

Microbes are everywhere! Find out how diverse microbial life is, and what their genome sequences tell us. Life on our planet is diverse. While we can easily recognize this in our everyday surroundings, an even more diverse world of life can be seen when we look under a microscope. This is the world of microorganisms.

Average: 6.6 (5 votes)