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Student Affairs Committee on Inclusion

Awareness of Diversity

Explanation: General observations and acknowledgement of the importance and impact of diversity. Awareness of your contributions to diversity, recognizing your own culture, experiences, identity, and background.

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Areas of Assessment include:

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Recognize the various dimensions of diversity, including, but not limited to: race, ethnicity, gender, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, age, religion/spirituality, size, abilities and disabilities, and gender expression/identity

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Understand self relative to diversity

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Identify ways in which culture shapes beliefs, practices and values

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Become aware of how your cultural identity can cause undue influence on those from other backgrounds, through self assessment

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Identify similarities and differences among others

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Develop an awareness of your own culture, values, beliefs and environment

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Recognize your own biases

 

 

To more accurately assess your understanding of diversity, feel free to use the digital or printable worksheet below!

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Digital Competency Worksheet

Printable Competency Worksheet

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