Social Equity and Diversity Education

19Jan202114:00
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This workshop is for faculty and researchers who want to know more about how to implement EDI strategies and practices in their research projects and grant applications. It will provide an overview of a framework for thinking about EDI in research and knowledge production and then connect that to different areas of research proposals, including research content and design, methodology, HQP training, and knowledge dissemination.

By attending this workshop, participants will be able to:

22Jan202113:00
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15:00

This workshop offers practical tips for increasing accessibility in teaching that instructors can implement while planning their courses. The session is designed to increase participants’ awareness of barriers that students experience in the classroom, and show how instructors can facilitate and promote equitable access to learning. Instructors will discover that planning with accessibility in mind does not solely benefit students with disabilities, but provides supports for a diversity of learners.

By attending this workshop, instructors will be able to:

26Jan202114:00
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16:00

How does race and racism impact learning spaces? What is our role as educators in shaping the learning environment? This two-hour interactive workshop will explore how understanding racism and integrating an anti-racist practice can shift the culture of a classroom or institution. By attending this workshop, instructors will be able to:

28Jan202114:00
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15:30

What is mentoring and why does it matter? This workshop offers an introduction to mentoring with a focus on equity. Challenges and strategies in developing and maintaining effective mentoring relationships are discussed. Models for building successful mentoring relationships are outlined.

By attending this workshop, participants will be able to:

29Jan202109:00
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11:00

This workshop offers practical tips for increasing accessibility in teaching that instructors can implement while planning their courses. The session is designed to increase participants’ awareness of barriers that students experience in the classroom, and show how instructors can facilitate and promote equitable access to learning. Instructors will discover that planning with accessibility in mind does not solely benefit students with disabilities, but provides supports for a diversity of learners.

By attending this workshop, instructors will be able to:

2Feb202114:00
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15:30

This series of workshops provides an environment for student affairs professionals to learn about topics related to equity, diversity, and inclusion, and how they apply in their roles working with students. This series is designed to follow each other, however there are no prerequisites to attend any of the sessions. Topics discussed will include: unpacking your unconscious biases, microaggressions in student advising, systemic barriers and their impacts on students, and discovering equity resources at McGill.

5Feb202110:00
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12:00

How can the principles of equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) be applied through the different career stages of an employee – from the moment a candidate becomes aware of a job posting, during the hiring process, and throughout an employee’s entire time at McGill? This question lies at the heart of this important workshop for all managers.

At the end of this workshop, staff will be able to:

9Feb202110:00
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12:00

This workshop offers practical tips for increasing accessibility in teaching that instructors can implement while planning their courses. The session is designed to increase participants’ awareness of barriers that students experience in the classroom, and show how instructors can facilitate and promote equitable access to learning. Instructors will discover that planning with accessibility in mind does not solely benefit students with disabilities, but provides supports for a diversity of learners.

By attending this workshop, instructors will be able to:

10Feb202113:00
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14:00

This workshop is for faculty and researchers who want to know more about how to implement EDI strategies and practices in their research projects and grant applications. It will provide an overview of a framework for thinking about EDI in research and knowledge production and then connect that to different areas of research proposals, including research content and design, methodology, HQP training, and knowledge dissemination.

By attending this workshop, participants will be able to:

11Feb202114:00
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16:00

This workshop offers an introduction to EDI principles in the establishment and maintenance of research teams. Best practices will be explored with a focus on team composition and recruitment processes, training and development opportunities, and approaches to inclusion. Problem solving exercises will be used to develop competencies in these areas. Common problems arising on research teams will also be identified and situated within McGill policy and procedural contexts.

By attending this workshop, participants will be able to:

16Feb202113:30
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15:30

Challenging comments and conversations are becoming increasingly common in classrooms. How do you respond when they arise in yours? Are you interested in developing your skills and toolkit of resources when it comes to navigating these difficult moments? This two-hour interactive workshop is designed to address a collective need for effective ways to engage in the classroom, particularly where ideological tensions or controversies arise. By attending this workshop, instructors will be able to:

24Feb202110:00
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12:00

What are the benefits to working within a diverse team? Keeping equity in mind, how can one best onboard employees to set them up for success working in the McGill context, notably, with an eye to equity? What are microaggressions, how do they impact a workplace? What steps can be taken to improve our workplace climate for all employees? This workshop engages with each of these questions, which are germane to all of us working at McGill with colleagues of diverse identities, experiences, and backgrounds.

At end of this workshop, staff will be able to:

24Feb202114:00
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15:30

What is mentoring and why does it matter? This workshop offers an introduction to mentoring with a focus on equity. Challenges and strategies in developing and maintaining effective mentoring relationships are discussed. Models for building successful mentoring relationships are outlined.

By attending this workshop, participants will be able to:

25Feb202114:00
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16:00

Are you interested in creating an environment that is welcoming and inclusive of 2SLGBTQIA+ people but not sure exactly how to do this? This two-hour interactive workshop provides an introduction to gender diversity and inclusive language. By attending this workshop, instructors will be able to:

3Mar202109:30
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11:30

This workshop offers practical tips for increasing accessibility in teaching that instructors can implement while planning their courses. The session is designed to increase participants’ awareness of barriers that students experience in the classroom, and show how instructors can facilitate and promote equitable access to learning. Instructors will discover that planning with accessibility in mind does not solely benefit students with disabilities, but provides supports for a diversity of learners.

By attending this workshop, instructors will be able to:

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