Cultural Perspectives for Diverse Adult Learners
Date: Monday, June 14, 2021
Time: 1 - 3 p.m. Central Daylight Time (Not sure what time this is in your time zone? Use an online time zone converter.)
Cost: There is no fee for this training, but your tax-deductible donation will support our tutor training program and literacy learners across Minnesota!
Description: Anaïs Nin, author of Little Birds, was quoted as saying, “We don't see people as they are.” Cultural differences can promote diversity in thought and enrichment in a learning environment. These differences can also serve as barriers to student success which is the antithesis of what ought to occur in educational communities. This presentation will cover topics ranging from cultural perspectives and cultural humility to implicit bias in Adult Basic Education.
Participants will explore cultural perspectives and the need for cultural humility related to enhancing the outcomes of adult learners and educators' professional development. Learning will be acquired through breakout groups, short videos, discussion and facilitation of the topic.
· Gain awareness of one’s cultural perspectives, social location and the need for cultural humility in Adult Basic Education.
· Begin recognizing and grappling with issues related to culture, identity, bias, privilege and power that can enhance and/or impede learners.
· Define implicit bias and identify strategies for overcoming negative and harmful biases.
· Expect and accept non-closure as a commitment of life-long learning.
Please note that you may be asked to participate in discussion groups during the webinar. Please plan to join us from a quiet setting where you can see the PowerPoint slides and use your audio.
CEUs will be emailed to participants after the webinar, typically within 1-2 business days. Please note that if you miss more than 15 minutes of the session, we are unable to issue you CEUs.
Webinars are not recorded, but please check our training calendar for additional sessions.
This workshop meets the Literacy Minnesota Social Justice in Education Certificate Program requirements. Learn more about the certificate program. Please note that if you miss more than 15 minutes of the session, we are unable to count it towards your certificate.
Questions? Contact Kelly at email@example.com or 651-251-9074.
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