Course Description

What are diversity issues in today's world? How do they impact our perspectives, our communication, our relationships, our value systems, our ethical practice, our classrooms and workplaces? How do we find the balance in supporting the richness of diversity and maintaining our own sense of self? Join us to explore the interlocking issues of diversity as they shape educational and management practices in the workplace and community.

Course Details

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a personal and professional awareness (personal assumptions and biases) of diversity and culture in adult learning;
  • Explain and support the relationships between culture and motivation to learn;
  • Describe the importance of culturally responsive facilitation in formal and workplace settings;
  • View the practice of facilitation through a multicultural lens
  • Explore and implement facilitation strategies to establish inclusion in adult learning environments.


Students should expect to spend 5-7 hours on course work each week. 
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Online Asynchronous
Sep 10, 2024 to Nov 04, 2024
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Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $549.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Reading List / Textbook
No textbook required. Readings will be provided in class.
Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L one week prior to the course start date. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

An optional live session (via Zoom) will run on Thursday, Sep 12, 2024 at 7 pm MT.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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