Avoiding the pitfall of language


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Avoiding the pitfall of language

Staff, faculty and students must be cognizant of how our language and seemingly benign interactions impact those around us.


SKU: NUWEB11-20 Category:


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Through this interactive session, we will explore unconscious biases, microaggressions and inclusive language. After that, we’ll collaborate on strategies to improve communication among colleagues despite various power differentials.


Broadcast: Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020, at 2 p.m. Eastern

Course learning outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate benefits of precision, careful language use
  2. Identify strategies to be more mindful
  3. Create actionable items for improvement

Who should take this course?

This course is tailored to The University of Kansas.


Steve Bien-Aimé (square)

Steve Bien-Aimé

Poynter adjunct faculty

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