Loyola University Chicago

Diversity and Inclusion at Loyola

Archived Courses

Visit Hoonuit to view the training series, Supporting Diverse Learners. 17 courses will appear. After completing the training series, participants will:
  • Learn more about how opportunity gaps and its impact on scholarship readiness
  • Learn a myriad of strategies you can implement in the classroom and/or workplace to help students and employees from diverse backgrounds (i.e. nationality) succeed
  • Learn more about how to engage and support metacognitive thinking amongst learners. Independence helps individuals understand how they relate to various context, including the ability to adapt, etc.

Getting Started 

  • What you'll learn in this module (Duration: 00:51)
  • Focus on teacher attitudes, beliefs and practices (Duration: 01:26)
  • Facts and statistics - race (Duration: 02:30)
  • ELL definition and prevalence (Duration: 00:59)

Supporting Racially and Culturally Diverse Learners

  • What is the Opportunity Gap? (Duration: 01:42)
  • High expectations for all learners (Duration: 02:10)
  • Culturally relevant instruction (Duration: 01:08)
  • Cooperative learning opportunities (Duration: 00:54)
  • Learn about the cultural norms of the students you serve (Duration: 01:55)
  • Teaching metacognitive thinking (Duration: 00:50)
  • Building relationships (Duration: 01:19)
  • Involve the community (Duration: 02:11)
  • Understanding your own culture and identity (Duration: 01:00) 
  • Task meaning and relevance (Duration: 01:08)
  • Using the backgrounds and experiences of your learners (Duration: 01:01)
  • Help families navigate the system (Duration: 01:32)
  • Overcome stereotypes (Duration: 00:55)

*After logging into Hoonuit, enter "Supporting Diverse Learners" into the Search field and the course will appear in the search results list.

Visit *Hoonuit (formerly Atomic Learning) in order to view the training series, How to Build an Effective Leadership Team. 22 courses will appear. After completing the training series, participants will:

  • Learn more about shared leadership
  • How various "lens of experiences" impacts our assumptions, values, beliefs, and behaviors
  • Learn more about how to reflect on information, including recognizing how failure can prevent future problems from occurring
  • Helpful meeting templates leaders can utilize as part of an organizational strategy to prep for team success 

Intro

  • Why are leadership teams important? (Duration: 01:29)
  • What role should a leadership team play? (Duration: 01:39) 

The Foundation

  • Diverse group (well represented with the "questioner")
    (Duration: 02:46)
  • Norms, roles, and agendas - yes you need them
    (Duration: 03:10)
  • Transparent communication
    (Duration: 01:54)
  • Shared leadership
    (Duration: 01:30)  

Strategies to Strengthen Your Team

  • Lens of experience (Duration: 01:17)
  • Shared Mental Model (Duration: 01:58)
  • Problem solving strategies - Rule of 3 (Duration: 01:10)
  • Reflective listening (Duration: 01:24)
  • Failing forward (Duration: 01:19)
  • Just try it (Duration: 01:24)
  • Evaluation (Duration: 01:49)
  • Goal setting - SMART Goals (Duration: 01:29)
  • Rule of thumb (Duration: 01:26)
  • Awfulizing (Duration: 01:22)
  • Trust is the foundation of a strong team (Duration: 01:48) 

Presenting This to Your Team

  • The PLC connection (Duration: 01:44)
  • Team builder exercises with connections (Duration: 02:35)
  • One at a time (Duration: 02:12) 

Resources

  • Leadership team agenda template

  • Meeting norms template

     

*After logging into Hoonuit, enter "How to Build an Effective Leadership Team" into the Search field and the course will appear in the search results list.

Visit *Hoonuit (formerly Atomic Learning) in order to view the training series, Communication Styles. 39 courses will appear. After completing the training series, participants will:

  • Learn more about different communication styles
  • Identify when to use different communication vehicles (i.e. email)
  • Recognize different communication styles used by different people
  • Understand how active listening can help when communicating with other people

Learn more about the course materials below.

A. Getting Started

  • What you'll learn in this module (Duration: 01:13)
  • What are communication styles? (Duration: 02:14)
  • Why are communication styles important? (Duration: 01:17)
  • What are the different types of communication styles? (Duration: 03:05)
  • How can communication styles help me? (Duration: 02:01)
  • Do we always use the same communication style? (Duration: 01:56)
  • Determining your communication style (Duration: 01:46)
  • Determining the communication style of others (Duration: 02:25)

B. Communication Style Types

  • Assertive Duration: 01:59
  • Tips for being assertive (Duration: 04:35)
  • How to communicate with someone who is assertive (Duration: 03:06)
  • Aggressive (Duration: 02:29)
  • Benefits and drawbacks of aggressiveness (Duration: 02:41)
  • How to communicate with someone who is aggressive (Duration: 01:57)
  • Passive-aggressive (Duration: 02:30)
  • Benefits and drawbacks of passive-aggressiveness (Duration: 02:01)
  • How to communicate with someone who is passive-aggressive (Duration: 02:30)
  • Passive (Duration: 02:02)
  • Benefits and drawbacks of passiveness (Duration: 02:33)
  • How to communicate with someone who is passive (Duration: 01:55)

C. Communicating Messages

  • Choosing communication mediums (Duration: 01:51)
  • When to communicate by email (Duration: 01:53)
  • Best practices for communicating by email (Duration: 02:30)
  • When to communicate by phone (Duration: 02:01)
  • Best practices for communicating by phone (Duration: 01:29)
  • when to communicate in person (Duration: 01:05)
  • Best practices for communicating in person (Duration: 01:51)
  • Planning to communicate a message (Duration: 02:06)

D. Listening

  • Why is listening so important in communication? (Duration: 01:50)
  • Best practices for listening (Duration: 01:57)
  • Active listening (Duration: 02:12)
  • Active listening techniques (Duration: 03:56)
  • Common missteps and pitfalls of active listening (Duration: 03:37)

E. Difficult Conversations

  • What is a difficult conversation? (Duration: 01:32)
  • How to plan for a difficult conversation (Duration: 02:50)
  • Dealing with emotions during difficult conversations (Duration: 01:55)
  • Engaging in a difficult conversation (Duration: 02:18)
  • Feedback and criticism (Duration: 03:56)

F. Resources

  • Questions
  • Online quizzes

 *After logging into Hoonuit with your Loyola Username and Password, enter "Communication Styles" into the Search field and the course will appear in the search results list.