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Learning Objectives

 Upon completion of the Diversity Leadership Certificate requirements, students will be able to:

KNOWLEDGE

  • Articulate insights about their own identities in multiple contexts with respect to factors such as gender, race, ethnicity, class, sexuality and ability.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of key concepts necessary for intercultural knowledge and competence, such as privilege/power and social construction of identity.

MOTIVATION

  • Demonstrate drive/motivation to learn and interact with people with different cultures and worldviews.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Demonstrate the ability to see things from others' perspectives.

  • Demonstrate the ability to use knowledge, diverse cultural frames of reference, alternative perspectives and key concepts to think critically and act creatively to address social problems.

  • Use appropriate language and behaviors and suspend judgement to listen empathetically.

ACTION/CITIZENSHIP

  • Interact meaningfully and build relationships with diverse communities and individuals through engagement with real-world challenges.

  • Apply key concepts to act ethically and affect social change.