Seats available for Ethics & Inclusion seminars

June 19, 2013

Ethics: The Power of One

06/28/2013 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Location: Robinson Tower - 200
Instructors: Bethany McCraw & Tami Nutt

What would you do if . . . ?

We are faced with ethical situations in both the workplace and our personal lives. Sometimes policies and experts can provide guidance, but what do you when they don't have the answers? This interactive seminar will introduce you to a guideline that may be used in these circumstances, as well as the resources and policies Baylor has in place for these types of situations.

Learning Objectives- Define ethics and discuss why they are important. - Explore ethical guidelines by which to make decisions. - Discuss how ethics and character relate to each other. - Apply ethical guidelines and University policies in a case study activity.

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Inclusion Insights

07/12/2013 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Location: Robinson Tower - 200
Instructors: Migdalia Holgersson & Julie Veselka

"Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen." - Albert Einstein
We are human, and, as such, we tend toward the familiar - personalities, people, actions, places, etc. - and often misunderstand the dissimilar. This can lead to stereotypes, lazy brains, and unintentional intolerance. But what can we do about it? Learn how the creativity & innovation approach to diversity & inclusion works by seeking different perspectives, new ideas, knowledge and experiences.

Learning Objectives - Examine how nice, well-meaning people engage in "unintentional intolerance." - Recognize how closed-mindedness and exclusion take place, and how to become more open-minded to new people and novel ideas. - Discover how everyday experiences shape our perspectives and influence our interpretations of the people and world around us. - Develop skills to enhance communication producing increased creativity and more effective teamwork