The following is a list of resources our community members can refer to that discuss topics relating to diversity, access, inclusion and equity on campus. We will update this page with new information as we continue to achieve our goal of creating a welcoming campus community where diverse faculty, staff and students thrive.
UNT Library Resources Guide for Diversity and Inclusion
A strategic partnership with the Division of Institutional Equity & Diversity and UNT Libraries, the goal of this guide is to provide lists, links, and a compilation of suggested resources to support Diversity and inclusion (D&I) and its centers, the Multicultural Center and Pride Alliance. It also includes resources from the Division of Institutional Equity and Diversity’s Equity and Diversity Conference.
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Cultural Humility and Inclusion: Seeing Ourselves to See Others
Presented by UNT Director of Diversity and Inclusion Shani Barrax Moore in partnership with UNT System Talent Management, this one-hour session will introduce participants to cultural humility, intentional inclusion, and productive engagement with difference
How Unintentional but Insidious Bias Can Be the Most Harmful
Video created by PBS News Hour, November 13, 2015
Microaggressions in the Classroom by Yolanda Flores Niemann, Professor of Psychology at UNT
Directed by Carla LynDale Carter, MFA, Lecturer/Faculty Advisor, Department of Media Arts
24m 20s Beginner; Released: May 24, 2017 | 2 chapter quizzes | Continuing Education Units and Certificate of Completion available
We're all biased. Our experiences shape who we are, and our race, ethnicity, gender, height, weight, sexual orientation, place of birth, and other factors impact the lens with which we view the world. In this course, diversity expert Stacey Gordon helps you recognize and acknowledge your own biases so that you can identify them when making decisions, and prevent yourself from making calls based on a biased viewpoint. Stacey explains some of the most common forms that a bias takes: affinity bias, halo bias, perception bias, and confirmation bias. She helps you recognize the negative effects of bias within your organization, as well as the benefits to be realized by uncovering bias in decision-making processes. Finally, she outlines strategies for overcoming personal and organizational bias.
55m 11s Beginner + Intermediate; Released: June 14, 2018 | 3 chapter quizzes | Continuing Education Units and Certificate of Completion available
Discussions about cultural differences can be uncomfortable. They take courage. In this course, business communication professor Daisy Lovelace shares principles and strategies that can help you have more productive, meaningful conversations on topics related to diversity. Daisy helps you understand that everyone has a unique lens based on their experiences, and that understanding and appreciating that difference is the first step in being able to discuss sensitive topics. She also outlines a number of techniques to help you navigate these difficult conversations.
1h 7m General; Released: October 18, 2018 | 6 chapter quizzes | Continuing Education Units available
Conflict is inevitable—in work and in life. Managers must address performance issues, and colleagues with competing priorities must figure out how to work together. These situations call for having difficult conversations. In this course, Marlene Chism explains how to have difficult conversations, build your communication skills, and improve your relationships, teamwork, and business performance. She explains how to identify underlying differences in work styles, goals, and power dynamics and change the way you view conflict. She provides a model to move the conversation in a positive direction and to determine next steps. Plus, learn how to check for resistance with a single useful phrase.
1h 0m Intermediate Released: March 21, 2018 | 5 chapter quizzes | Continuing Education Units and Certificate of Completion available
Join global workforce management expert Dr. Shirley Davis as she shares how to create and lead an organization that leverages the diverse talents of all contributors. Dr. Davis reveals the benefits of inclusive leadership, including the positive impacts it can have on employee engagement, innovation, and creativity. She then outlines a best practice framework for developing inclusive leaders in an organization, and shares tips for avoiding common leadership pitfalls. Upon wrapping up this course, you'll be equipped with practical strategies you can use to cultivate a more inclusive workforce.