Belonging, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (BEDI) in Online Learning
From Adam Cohen
Presenter: Gabriela Mendez, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Abraham S. Fischler College of Education & School of Criminal Justice
Description: In this session, the definitions of belonging, equity, diversity and inclusion (BEDI) will be provided followed by a discussion on how to use BEDI within the context of online education. The Culturally Relevant Pedagogy (CRP), a framework that promotes BEDI will be described. Participants will be encouraged to share ideas and practices related to how CRP and inclusive strategies can be implemented online. Resources that address and promote BEDI in education will also be provided.
• Define belonging, equity, diversity, and inclusion.
• Identify strategies to promote belonging, equity, diversity, and inclusion in online education.
• Discuss strategies and practices to promote belonging, equity, diversity, and inclusion in online education.
• Access resources that address and promote belonging, equity, diversity, and inclusion in education.