Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI)

Inclusion Advocate Training
Oregon State University
November 5-6, 2018

This program provides training on how to be an Inclusion Advocate; help screening committees reduce implicit bias in the hiring process, with the goal of making our hiring an equitable, welcoming process for all.

At the end of this training, you will be able to…

  1. Describe the role of a search advocate in your own words;
  2. Give search committees an overview of cognitive and structural biases, including how such biases may affect search and selection;
  3. Suggest position description changes to promote diversity/inclusion and reduce bias;
  4. Facilitate committee development of a screening rubric that reduces structural and cognitive bias and increases inclusion;
  5. Help identify practices that may limit inclusion at each search stage and propose alternatives.

Open Educational Resources (OER)

The purpose of this course is to provide information and experience in using open educational resources (OER) in your teaching practice. We will discuss the concept of OER and open licenses. We will also provide plenty of practice in locating and sharing open educational resources. This is a 2-week online, asynchronous course and participants are expected to spend 10 hours to complete the course. This is a fully facilitated training that will produce an official certificate to the participants upon successful completion.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to

  • Describe the meaning of open educational resources.
  • Differentiate the concepts of open licensing, public domain, and all rights reserved copyrights.
  • Identify resources that are openly licensed or in public domain.
  • Distinguish the different types of Creative Commons licenses.
  • License their works under a Creative Commons license.
  • Find the open educational resources, and properly attribute a work offered under a Creative Commons license.