School of Continuing Studies

XCPD-452 Cultural and Social Group Identities: Expanding Self-Awareness

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May 11—13, 2020
3 daysModules info
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
USD 1415
USD 471 per day


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About the course

This course will introduce a variety of models of individual, cultural, and social group identities, focusing on several contemporary frameworks for understanding differences. Students will focus on the importance of identity theory in D&I work. Students will also develop skills and competencies to assess the complexity of identity and difference in the 21st century.

Course Objectives

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Critically evaluate and apply common models of identity used in diversity and inclusion initiatives.
  • Assess the impact of group identity on D&I initiatives
  • Develop an understanding of the importance of self as an agent of change in diversity and inclusion work.

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