Diversity and Inclusion: What All the Terms, Labels, and Acronyms Really Mean

by Dr. Lyron H. Andrews

This course will teach you the definitions and basic use of the terminology to support inclusive and diverse environment.

What you'll learn

Knowing the definitions and basic use of the terminology associated with diversity and inclusion helps create a better environments. In this course, Diversity and Inclusion: What All the Terms, Labels, and Acronyms really mean, you’ll learn to make appropriate use of terms by understanding context. First, you’ll explore why there is urgency to apply diversity and inclusion in our environments. Next, you’ll discover how diversity and inclusion affect the workplace. Finally, you’ll learn how to be aware of community-related contexts involving diversity and inclusion. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the knowledge of what all the terms, labels, and acronyms really mean and how to apply definitions and basic use of the terminology to support inclusive and diverse environments.

About the author

Dr. Andrews’ technology career spans three decades. His roles included network manager New York City Department of Education, BMG Direct senior director of IT, and BNY Mellon dean of technology. His doctoral research at Teachers College Columbia found that critical thinking skills thrive in environments that are supportive of five essential elements in the mind of a critical thinker. He teaches cyber security. He has integrated technology management with teaching at Columbia University and other... more

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