Training

Forbes: Your Unconscious Bias Trainings Keep Failing Because You’re Not Addressing Systemic Bias

Read Your Unconscious Bias Trainings Keep Failing Because You’re Not Addressing Systemic Bias by Janice Gassam Asare, from Forbes.com, December 29, 2019. Watch How to Overcome Our Biases? Walk Boldly Toward Them by Verna Myers, from TEDxBeaconStreet, November 2014 Read Replacing Ineffective “Diversity” Interview Questions from JPHigherEd Part of WiFi (What…

Inside Higher Ed: Implicit Bias Training for Woke Faculty (A Satire)

Inside Higher Ed: Implicit Bias Training for Woke Faculty (A Satire)

Read Implicit Bias Training for Woke Faculty by Reshmi Dutt-Ballerstadt, from Inside Higher Ed, July 10, 2020. Read How Can Professors Bring Anti-Racist Pedagogy Practices Into the Classroom? by Sara Weissman, from Diverse Issues in Higher Education, August 25, 2020. Read How Brands Can Follow Through on the Values They’re…

Book Excerpt: Steps to Being Mindful as a Facilitator

Even when we are in the middle of leading a facilitated experience, we have the responsibility to be mindful about how we “show up.” There are many ways to be mindful before, during and after the experience. In the excerpt from the new book, The SAGA Facilitation Model, I explore how you can improve your ability to be mindful when planning and participating in a facilitated meeting, workshop or training

Book Excerpt: Recognizing Your Own Implicit Biases when Leading Tough Conversations

No person exists without biases. In leadership roles or when leading tough conversations, they may stop the group from fully participating. I believe that order to be the best facilitator we must work on the parts of ourselves that keeps others from being the best version of themselves. In the…

Putting a Scaffolded Learning Plan into Place: Real-Life Examples

Scaffolded learning can help add stickiness to your trainings with college students and staff. Consider these real-life examples and if they would work for you and your staff. Each year in higher ed, we would spend weeks during the summer planning our back-to-campus trainings for returning student leaders and newly…

Six Steps to Create Learning Scaffolds for Staff Development

Do you have issues creating meaningful training for your staff and students? Consider adding scaffold learning to your training. These six steps will help you find ways to make training that sticks! During the start of my professional career, I used to worry a great deal about how I was…

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