Kevät
Opintojakson nimi Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace
Opintojakson ajankohta 16.01.2023 - 19.05.2023
Korkeakoulu Metropolia Ammattikorkeakoulu
Opintojakson kieli Suomi
Opintopisteet 5 OP

Opintojakson ala Kulttuuriala
Opettaja Adriana Mustelin
Email
Tarjotaan avoimen opiskelijoille Ei
Taso AMK

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Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

16.01.2023 - 19.05.2023

Opintojakson kuvaus

Explain the nature and value of a diverse workforce and its successful inclusion in the workplace. Critically assess the advantages and challenges of a diverse workforce. Apply the principles of diversity communication to group work. Apply the principles of diversity communication to the international project module. Critically reflect on the topic in relation to the theory and the student’s own experience.

The course will take place in Moodle, and it is divided into modules for a multifaceted and thorough learning experience.

Module 1: A theoretical approach to diversity: What is diversity? What are the characteristics of and problems specific to the main diversity categories? Advantages and disadvantages of a diverse workforce. What cognitive processes underly diversity dynamics?

Module 2: The students will evaluate the difficulties in implementing inclusion at individual and organizational levels and propose solutions. In this module, the students work in groups and research the topic. Each group will present their findings and possible solutions.

Module 3: This module consists of a project where the students work together with students from Monterrey University (Mexico).

Each module has three sections designed to engage the student in the cognitive and applied aspects of the topic: Reading: This section contains reading material, audio files, PowerPoint presentations, guest lectures. Writing: This section includes responding to discussion forums posts, mindmaps, peer to peer evaluations and reflection papers. Instructions will be given in each area to tell the students where they should post their material. Doing: this section focuses on putting the student’s knowledge into practice.

Arviointikriteerit

(1-2) Sufficient performance: Showing just enough understanding of the subject to merit a passing grade but requiring greater effort to achieve a more satisfactory result

(3-4) Good performance: Showing a strong understanding of basic concepts and a good grasp of techniques, but with certain minor problems still requiring further attention.

(5) Excellent performance: Not only fulfils all standard requirements but demonstrates originality and imagination

Opintojakson työskentelytavat ja aikataulutus

The course will take place in Moodle, and it is divided into modules for a multifaceted and thorough learning experience.

Module 1: A theoretical approach to diversity: What is diversity? What are the characteristics of and problems specific to the main diversity categories? Advantages and disadvantages of a diverse workforce. What cognitive processes underly diversity dynamics?

Module 2: The students will evaluate the difficulties in implementing inclusion at individual and organizational levels and propose solutions. In this module, the students work in groups and research the topic. Each group will present their findings and possible solutions.

Module 3: This module consists of a project where the students work together in groups.

Each module has three sections designed to engage the student in the cognitive and applied aspects of the topic: Reading: This section contains reading material, audio files, PowerPoint presentations, and guest lectures. Writing: This section includes responding to discussion forums posts, mindmaps, peer-to-peer evaluations and reflection papers. Instructions will be given in each area to tell the students where they should post their material. Doing: this section focuses on putting the student’s knowledge into practice.

The course will take place in Moodle from January to May 2023. Students and the lecturer will meet weekly online.

Opintojakson tiedot

The learning material and recommended literature will be uploaded to Moodle. In addition, students need to do their own research.